How I Became Hettie Jones

How I Became Hettie Jones

Book - 1997 | 1st Grove Press ed.
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Greenwich Village in the 1950s was a haven to which young poets, painters, and jazz musicians flocked. Among them was Hettie Cohen, who'd been born into a middle-class Jewish family in Queens and who'd chosen to cross racial barriers to marry the controversial black poet LeRoi Jones. Theirs was a bohemian life in the awakening East Village of underground publishing and jazz lofts, through which drifted such icons of the generation as Allen Ginsberg, Thelonious Monk, Jack Kerouac, Frank O'Hara, Billie Holiday, James Baldwin, and Franz Kline.
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [1997]
Edition: 1st Grove Press ed.
ISBN: 9780802134967
0802134963
Branch Call Number: 818.5409 JONES
Characteristics: 239 pages ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: Hettie Jones

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