Phil Overeem's Reviews > Minor Characters: A Beat Memoir

Minor Characters by Joyce Johnson
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Oct 08, 2011

really liked it
Read from October 08 to 21, 2011

If you are a Beat fan and haven't read this, I suggest you ought. Johnson's a very nice writer, but, more important, she applies necessary perspective to a movement that too often steamrollered the women who believed in it, supported it and its male writers (in MANY ways, specifically including financially and emotionally), but weren't supported, encouraged, or promoted themselves.

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