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Lawrence Ferlinghetti Biography and Poems

Lawrence Ferlinghetti Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Lawrence Ferlinghetti, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Ferlinghetti, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti is an American poet, painter, liberal activist, and the co-founder of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers. Author of poetry, translations, fiction, theatre, art criticism, and film narration, he is best known for A Coney Island of the Mind (New York: New Directions, 1958), a collection of poems that has been translated into nine languages, with sales of over 1 million copies.. American poet painter liberal activist

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