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Author: Philip Whalen

Philip Whalen (1923-2002) was a central figure of the San Francisco Renaissance and Beat movements. One of the readers at the historic Six Gallery reading, he was the author of numerous books of poetry and prose. A longtime practicing Buddhist, he was eventually ordained as a Zen monk and practiced at Zen Centers in New Mexico and San Francisco until his passing in 2002.

Scenes of Life at the Capital
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Scenes of Life at the Capital

Wave Books

Poetry. California Interest. Edited by David Brazil. Written from 1969 to 1971, West Coast Beat poet Philip Whalen's SCENES OF LIFE AT THE CAPITAL is a lasting testament to the ambition, range, powers, and devotion of this crucially important Americ...

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