New York: Penguin Books, 1999. Second printing. Paperback. 311pp. 23 cm. in multicolored wrappers (sepia-toned pictorial front cover, orange and black backstrip, lime green rear cover). New. As NEW. Item #13626
Introduction by Leslie Scalapino. Edited by Michael Rothenberg.
Philip Whalen played a key role in the explosive poetic revolution of the fifties and sixties, and, like his college roommate Gary Snyderm took both poetry and zen seriously. An original troubadour and thinker-- confidant and ally to Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and Michael McClure-- he is celebrated for his wisdom, honesty, daring, and good humor.