From Your Capricorn Friend: Henry Miller and the Stroker, 1978-1980
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From Your Capricorn Friend: Henry Miller and the Stroker, 1978-1980

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Presents the best of Miller's contributions to Stroker magazine, which included prose, letters, and drawings ranging in subject matter from his daily activities to Isaac Bashevis Singer's Nobel Prize acceptance speech.
Hardcover, 101 pages
Published December 31st 1984 by New Directions Publishing Corporation (first published 1984)
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Stephanie Held
Certain pages (75) filled me with so much love, I had to stop reading so I could feel it all. Hyper-aware, abstract, and earthy-spiritual, he brings you to the brims.
Henry Martin
Henry Miller and The Stroker is an interest little compilation of personal letters, articles, and essays written by Henry Miller to either his friend, Irving, or for Irving's magazine, The Stroker.

As one would expect, Miller's writing is thought-provoking. His essays and articles are, as always, well-written and personal. His letters, however, offer the reader a rare and very personal look into the mind of an aging Miller. His appreciation for friends and culture is very prevalent, his disdain...more
Paul Simon Grimsley
It's small but it has many rewards within its pages. It makes a literary hero even more human. It is to use a word that has lost much of its value but is very fitting: charming.
Jennifer Small
Actually had contact with Stroker's wife for a moment.
He passed a week before I contacted him... his wife was lovely to me.
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Henry Miller sought to reestablish the freedom to live without the conventional restraints of civilization. His books are potpourris of sexual description, quasi-philosophical speculation, reflection on literature and society, surrealistic imaginings, and autobiographical incident.

After living in Paris in the 1930s, he returned to the United States and settled in Big Sur, Calif. Miller's first tw...more
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