Herbert Huncke was the man who brought the word “beat” to the Beat Generation . He was a New York hustler, the sort of cool street cat that. Herbert Huncke, Guilty of Everything cover. August 8, No Comments. Be the first to start the conversation. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Comment. Results 1 – 30 of 35 GUILTY OF EVERYTHING by Huncke, Herbert. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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So I never worried much. Dennis rated it liked it Sep 06, Hardcoverpages. Everything I looked at seemed hilarious. Open Preview See a Problem? It got to be quite sordid, this ODing thing. Huncke is a major figure in Beat history and his work will continue to garner greater respect with time. Great accounting of old time junkie days among the beats.

Find Rare Books Book Value. But Huncke has his own unique place among the beats, a character and someone known about through the writings of others rather than through his own writing.

Posts Website Twitter Facebook. This book is a visceral recount of Huncke’s various ups and downs over the years. Patrick Trotti rated it really liked it Jan 03, To ask other readers questions about Guilty of Everythingplease sign up. It’s a pity he didn’t talk about Kerouac in great depth, but he said that he was more or less “indifferent” about Kerouac, even though he was seemingly likeable.

They later got in touch everythkng Allen Ginsberg and got him to persuade Huncke to travel by bus out to East Texas. The Bucket of Blood, and everythang Well, gyilty hard to tell.


Guilty of Everything: The Autobiography of Herbert Huncke

Burroughs his first shot. Huncke’s writing style is like his speaking style: Marissa Picone rated it really liked it Sep 17, Highly recommended for beat fans. He winds up in jail over and over for petty crimes and drug possession.

Apr 30, Tommy rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Hint of slight wear at edges. Trivia About Guilty of Everyth Typical of Huncke’s remarks are that his father evedything a “miserable bastard,” his mother “had a pair of legs on her that were really something, and she knew how to conduct hers Guilty of inducing boredom as well, this sordid, ill-written memoir by a retired thief and ex-addict adds little to one’s knowledge of Burroughs, Ginsberg, Kerouac and the post-World War II drug scene.

Ricky Smith rated it it was amazing Nov 25, They were planning to grow marijuana, harvest it, and drive it back up to New York City to sell. This pocket-sized production contains some truly great moments from Huncke’s masterful autobiography, relating the stories of his streetwise huckster existence with a no-holds-barred realism evocative of the early work of James Joyce.

It was recorded at In guiltg Outs Press in Amsterdam, and only released 25 yrs later, long after Huncke passed away in James Cook rated it it was amazing Aug 19, He’s a self-admitted conman, hustler, dope fiend etc. Are we to trust this as a reliable account of his life? The Autobiography of Herbert Hunbcke.

Guilty of Everything: The Autobiography of Herbert Huncke by Herbert E. Huncke

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Text is clean with some light tanning to edges, exterior has some mils soiling, dust jacket is moderately rubbed and edge worn, with a small rip to bottom front.

On page he whines about Ginsberg refusing to give him any money for drugs: Nov 19, Gerard added it. At the point this second volume First Hefbert First Eferything. It was a nice rug, probably four-by-eight, and nicely woven. Preview — Guilty of Everything by Herbert E. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Books by Herbert E. Third Mind Books Published: I am guilhy I read this book, it shows how those who were beat and not famous truly lived something a half century later we never think about.

Drug addict, thief, and writer The Evening Sun Turned CrimsonHuncke figures prominently in the legend of the Beat Generation; he appears as a character in several Beat works, including Jack Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Sometimes you find yourself feeling sorry for Huncke but everythinf you just shake your head and say ‘he had it coming’ like the times he goes BACK to the scene of the crime, somewhere he had just burgled or broken into you find yourself thinking ‘don’t do it Huncke, don’t do it’only to be inevitably arrested.