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Charles Bukowski Letter, 1974.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bukowski, Charles.
Title: Charles Bukowski Letter,
Dates: 1974.
Abstract: Letter from Charles Bukowski, written from Los Angeles, CA to John [Martin]. March 12, 1974. Describes drinking and gambling.
Identification: 1969-001
Quantity: (1 item.)
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries

Biographical Note

Charles Bukowski (1920-1994) was a poet and writer best known for his frank and unflinching portrayals of sex, violence and drinking in working class America. Bukowski was a prolific writer who attracted a cult following beginning in the 1970's.

Sources: "Charles Bukowski", Contemporary Authors Online, Thomson Gale, 2004

Scope and Contents

Letter from Charles Bukowski, written from Los Angeles, California to John Martin. March 12, 1974.


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Bukowski, Charles.
Martin, John, 1930-



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Charles Bukowski Letter, 1974, Courtesy of Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries


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Detailed Description of the Papers

1 Letter, 1974