Collected here are selections from Smith's writings over the decade in which she made a lasting impact on America's underground literary and rock scene. Some of the works selected are unpublished pieces from journals, performances and Smith's personal papers. Early Work brings together all sides of Patti Smith, from the thoughtful intellectual to the explosive performer. Photos.

Early Work 1970-1979 1995, W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN-13: 9780393313017

Trade paperback

Early Work 1970-1979 1994, Plexus Publishing Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780859652209