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Review: Just Kids

User Review  - Sean - Goodreads

This starts out okay, then goes downhill fast. I knew next to nothing about Patti Smith before reading it. Now I think she's smug and annoying. It's written as if by someone desperate to convince you ... Read full review

Review: Just Kids

User Review  - MaryBeth - Goodreads

I really wanted to like this book. But, I didn't. For one thing, there were way too many literary and art references that I had to look up. And, I wanted to know how she felt, not just what she ... Read full review

Review: Just Kids

User Review  - Kathy - Goodreads

Memoir - Patti Smith is four years younger than me. Yet, her life was so very different. We both lived in NYC at the same time. I was a housewife and mother. Patti was a starving wannabe artist, poet ... Read full review

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User Review  - Suzy - Goodreads

Patti Smith has a poetic literary style. I have to admit that I was surprised. The book engages from the start, but then loses some of its strength and character-building as Smith focuses heavily on ... Read full review

Review: Just Kids

User Review  - Catherine - Goodreads

I gave up on this book after about 100 pages. While it's very readable and wouldn't have been difficult or time-consuming to finish, I found myself feeling impatient with the self-important and self ... Read full review

Review: Just Kids

User Review  - Goodreads

I gave up on this book after about 100 pages. While it's very readable and wouldn't have been difficult or time-consuming to finish, I found myself feeling impatient with the self-important and self ... Read full review

Review: Just Kids

User Review  - Catherine - Goodreads

I gave up on this book after about 100 pages. While it's very readable and wouldn't have been difficult or time-consuming to finish, I found myself feeling impatient with the self-important and self ... Read full review

Review: Just Kids

User Review  - John Whittemore - Goodreads

I must admit I didn't know much about Patti Smith or Robert Mapplethorpe, but I read this book on the recommendation of a friend who said I really didn't need to be a fan to enjoy it. I must admit I ... Read full review

Review: Just Kids

User Review  - Jenwhitson - Goodreads

i just couldn't finish this. there were some really beautiful moments, and the relationship between patti and robert is fascinating and sweet, but the majority of this feels like she's just showing ... Read full review

Review: Just Kids

User Review  - Janet - Goodreads

I like it, [edit: No, actually, I didn't. It was OK, but I did not, in fact, like it] but it didn't rock my socks off the way I hoped it would. Maybe I came to it with the wrong perspective: I was ... Read full review


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