Lost Lustre

Lost Lustre

A New York Memoir

eBook - 2010
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Muggings on Avenue C, punk bands at CBGB, parties in a nascent SoHo, dropping out from the famous Music & Art High School. In this episodic, coming-of-age memoir, Josh Karlen chronicles growing up in New York's Greenwich Village and crime-ridden Alphabet City in the 70s and early 80s. Lost Lustre recaptures a New York suffering its gravest financial crisis and soaring crime, yet staging a spectacular resurgence of the arts. Karlen shares a fascinating personal history of the punk rock scene through the prism of the Lustres, a band that played venues that launched the Talking Heads, Patti Smith and the Ramones.
Publisher: Suffern, NY : Tatra Press, [2010], ©2010
ISBN: 9780981932132
Branch Call Number: 070.92 Ka
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)


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