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Year of the Monkey, The

by Carole Berry

  • 354 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Dell .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7518842M
ISBN 100440206723
ISBN 109780440206729

“You don’t read books like this, you absorb them,” a mysterious character tells Patti Smith, in Year of the ’s referring to Pascal’s Arithmetical Triangle, but he might as well be referring to Smith’s hallucinatory memoir of her 69 th year. Woe to the reader who strives for literal sense while reading this book. "A storybook ideal for launching the lunar year." — Books Inc., San Francisco is the Year of the Monkey, the eleventh adventure in the popular annual series Tales from the Chinese Zodiac. Max is the son of the legendary Monkey King. Succeeding at school is not easy, but luckily playing in the gym is!/5.

  "Year of the Monkey is a novel about the war in Vietnam, yes, but it goes further than that. It is a superb adventure story, a moving, human novel about Vietnamese and Americans alike whose lives were forever changed by the : Ron Argo.   From the National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids and M Train, a profound, 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 times. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY /5(27).

Year of the Monkey - Year of the Monkey audiobook, by Patti Smith From 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 ing a run of New Year's concerts at San Francisco's legendary Fillmore, Patti. Taking as its frame the Chinese Year of the Monkey, the book begins in January and ends after the inauguration of Donald Trump. That’s a different sort of reckoning, and it has its place here, although Smith is careful not to let it overwhelm. Or maybe it’s just that she sees it as one more reason to hold onto what matters, for as long.


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Year of the Monkey, The by Carole Berry Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Year of the Monkey is such a book. In a year ruled by a trickster, in a year of monkey wrenches and monkey-shines, political dire straits ( is the Year of the Monkey)--all Year of the Monkey woman can do is respond to what the universe kicks up, open to the implications of the random, following where they lead/5.

Year of the Monkey reminds us that despair and possibility often spring from the same source.” —David L. Ulin, Los Angeles Times “Smith began writing Year of the Monkey on New Year’s Daya transformative year for the artist that brought aging, the loss of friends, and overall disillusionment.

Juxtaposed with this personal /5(). 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 times.

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About Year of the Monkey. New York Times Best Seller From 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 year. Following a run of New Year’s concerts at San Francisco’s legendary Fillmore, Patti Smith finds herself tramping the coast of Santa Cruz.

Patti Smith’s “Year of the Monkey” is a book of dreaming. Not individual dreams so much as the condition itself. “I just sighed,” she confides late in this deft and enigmatic narrative.

In Patti Smith began the Chinese Year of the Monkey. It is apropos that her new book should be published on the day the man who shall not be named has become involved in an official Impeachment Inquiry.

began a year The book some losses for Patti, her good friend of 40 years, Sandy Pearlman had a medical event and was put on a ventilator/5. Year of the Monkey by Patti Smith,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(7K). “M Train,” like many sections of “Year of the Monkey,” was a book about traveling to give speeches, meet with famous writers, and receive honors and praise; both books call to mind the.

This chronicle of a chaotic year filled with deep losses and rich epiphanies finds the writer and performer covering a whole lot of ground. In terms of the calendar, Smith’s latest memoir has a tighter focus than its predecessors, M Train () and Just Kids (), which won the National Book Award.

The titular year isa year that would begin just after the author turned 69 and end ISBN:   • Year of the Monkey is published by Bloomsbury (£).

To order a copy go to or call Free UK p&p over £15, online orders only. Year of the Monkey follows Smith’s previous two memoirs: ’s celebrated Just Kids, about her early career and friendship with Robert Mapplethorpe, and ’s M Author: Jon Blistein.

Patti Smith's Year of the Monkey is a beautiful, elegant, and poetic memoir that takes a single year in the artist's life,and delves deep into the events that shaped it — and the feelings.

Buy Year of the Monkey: The New York Times bestseller 01 by Smith, Patti (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). Home Undefined Year of the Monkey: The New York Times bestseller.

Year of the Monkey: The New York Times bestseller £ Year of the Monkey by Patti Smith (Penguin/Random House) is the memoir of a year – to be specific – the Year of the Monkey in the Chinese lunar calendar – hence the book’s r, it’s not just a recounting of a year’s events, it’s an internal journey as well – into Smith’s memories, friendships, and : Richard Marcus.

A sign of a really good book is that you are still thinking about it well after the time you read it. That was my experience after reading Bryan Smother's Year of the Monkey. Bryan's vivid description of his Vietnam experiences cannot be forgotten.

Some of the stories are unsettling, but I am glad he shared them for all to read and remember.5/5(9). 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 times.

Review "A riot of quirkiness and eccentricity, and the mood of the book, which shifts from droll humor to melancholy to gentle vulnerability, is unclassifiable — and just right.". Year of the Monkey reminds us that despair and possibility often spring from the same source.” —David L.

Ulin, Los Angeles Times “Smith began writing Year of the Monkey on New Year’s Daya transformative year for the artist that brought aging, the loss of friends, and overall disillusionment.

Juxtaposed with this personal. Monkey: A Folk-Tale of China, more often known as simply Monkey, is an abridged translation by Arthur Waley of the sixteenth-century Chinese novel Journey to the West by Wu Cheng'en of the Ming ally published init remains one of the most-read English-language versions of the novel.

The translation also won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in   The Year Of The Monkey is a a complex story about the Vietnam War and war in general.

I thought the book did a good job of portraying the atmosphere of a large occupying force and the unavoidable inefficiencies that entails.

The main character deals with many of the issues and conflicted feelings that many Americans had about the war/5. Year of the Monkey by Patti Smith (Penguin/Random House) is the memoir of a year - to be specific - the Year of the Monkey in the Chinese lunar calendar - hence the book's r, it's.

Books Review: 'Year of the Monkey,' by Patti Smith. It was disappointing, then, how frequently “Year of the Monkey,” a memoir/travelogue of Smith’s 69th year, was in its.Download Book "Year of the Monkey" by Author "Patti Smith" in [PDF] [EPUB].

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