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SUMMARY ñ Year of the Monkey (KNOPF) ☆ [Epub] ➞ Year of the Monkey (KNOPF) Author Patti Smith – Danpashley.co.uk New York Times Best SellerFrom the National Book Award winning author of Just Kids and M Train a profound beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of o New York Times BesNew York Times Best SellerFrom the National Book Award winning author of Just Kids and M Train a profound beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of one transformative yearFollowing a run of New Year's concerts at San Francisco's legendary Fill Patti Smith finds herself tramping the coast of Santa Year of PDF or Cruz about to embark on a year of solitary wandering Unfettered by logic or time she draws us into her private wonderland with no design yet heeding signs including a talking sign that looms above her prodding and sparring like the Cheshire Cat In February a surreal lunar year begins bringing with it unexpected turns heightened mischief and inescapable sorrow In a stranger's words Anything is possible after all it's the Year of the Monkey For Smith inveterately curious always exploring tracking thoughts writing the year evolves as one of reckoning with the changes in life's gyre with loss aging and a dramatic shift in the political landscape of America Smith melds the western landscape with her own dreamscape Taking us from California to the Arizona desert to a Kentucky farm as the amanuensis of a friend in crisis to the hospital room of a valued mentor and by turns to remembered and imagined places this haunting memoir blends fact and fiction with poetic mastery The unexpected happens grief and disillusionment set in But as Smith heads toward a new decade in her own life she offers this balm to the reader her wisdom wit gimlet eye and above all a rugged hope for a better world Riveting elegant often humorous illustrated by Smith's signature Polaroids Year of the Monkey is a moving and original work a touchstone for our turbu. loved it thanks

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Lent times New York Times Best SellerFrom the National Book Award winning author of Just Kids and M Train a profound beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of one transformative yearFollowing a run of New Year's concerts at San Francisco's legendary Fill Patti Smith finds herself tramping the coast of Santa Cruz about to embark on a year of solitary wandering Unfettered by logic or time she draws us into her private wonderland with no design yet heeding signs including a talking sign that looms above her prodding and sparring like the Cheshire Cat In February a surreal lunar year begins bringing with it unexpected turns heightened mischief and inescapable sorrow In a stranger's words Anything is possible after all it's the Year of the Monkey For Smith inveterately curious always exploring tracking thoughts writing the year evolves as one of reckoning with the changes in life's gyre with loss aging and a dramatic shift in the political landscape of America Smith melds the western landscape with her own dreamscape Taking us from California to the Arizona desert to a Kentucky farm as the amanuensis of a friend in crisis to the hospital room of a valued mentor and by turns to remembered and imagined places this haunting memoir blends fact and fiction with poetic mastery The unexpected happens grief and disillusionment set in But as Smith heads toward a new decade in her own life she offers this balm to the reader her wisdom wit gimlet eye and above all a rugged hope for a better world Riveting elegant often humorous illustrated by Smith's signature Polaroids Year of the Monkey is a moving and original work a touchstone for our turbulent. Curious would be a good word to use Not too sure what this book is about but I enjoyed reading it It is much like Smith's other writings full of clues and names that one can follow up on She seems happy wandering with her boots and her polaroid meeting odd people and drinking coffee in search of meaning I love how the little things she encounters take on significance In our lives that is what we all need This little book is full of small things that can take us to some bigger picture We can all embrace the coffee and our dreams

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Year of the Monkey KNOPFTimes New York Times Best SellerFrom the National Book Award winning author of Just Kids and M Train a profound beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of one transformative yearFollowing a run of New Year's concerts at San Francisco's legendary Fill Patti Smith finds herself tramping the coast of Santa Cruz about to embark on a year of solitary wandering Unfettered by logic or time she draws us into her private wonderland with no design yet heeding signs including a talking sign that looms above her prodding and sparring like the Cheshire Cat In February a surreal lunar year begins bringing with it unexpected turns heightened mischief and inescapable sorrow In a stranger's words Anything is possible after all it's the Year of the Monkey For Smith inveterately curious always exploring tracking thoughts writing the year evolves as one of reckoning with the changes in life's gyre with loss aging and a dramatic shift in the political landscape of America Smith melds the western landscape with her own dreamscape Taking us from California to the Arizona desert to a Kentucky farm as the amanuensis of a friend in crisis to the hospital room of a valued mentor and by turns to remembered and imagined places this haunting memoir blends fact and fiction with poetic mastery The unexpected happens grief and disillusionment set in But as Smith heads toward a new decade in her own life she offers this balm to the reader her wisdom wit gimlet eye and above all a rugged hope for a better world Riveting elegant often humorous illustrated by Smith's signature Polaroids Year of the Monkey is a moving and original work a touchstone for our turbulent tim. Dreamliketroublingshady with shards of diamond lightShort though but Smith's writing always leaves one wishing for I look forward to the next book