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The Crazy Green of Second Avenue
Erje Ayden
Foreword by Seymour Krim / Preface by Frank O'Hara

New edition of Erje Ayden's 1965 underground cult classic novel.

"I recommend his book to you as something both hip and precious."
— Seymour Krim

"Through Ayden's eyes we see an 'Amerika' as odd as Kafka's, as funny, as absurdly sad."
— Frank O'Hara

"Ayden presents a brazen, bizarre, and, best of all, original picture of pathos."
Tampa Bay Times, August 8, 1992

"A moving study of a lonely man who is forever flowing upstream. It is the nightmare of the human animal."
The San Francisco Examiner, July 28, 1968


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