Just Kids - Chapter 1,Monday's Children Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1,Monday's Children Summary

Just Kids by Patti Smith is the tale of two friends who forge a friendship that lasts a lifetime. Patti Smith escapes the constraints of life in southern New Jersey to become an artist in New York. She finds Robert Mapplethorpe a fellow artist and together they immerse themselves in the creative world of New York City in the 60's and 70's hoping to find success.

Patti Smith grows up in southern New Jersey. She is an intelligent child who likes to make up stories that delight her brother, sisters and the neighborhood children. She is classified as a daydreamer by her teachers and spends much of her school time being reprimanded for her behavior. Her true passion emerges, however when on a family outing to the Museum of Art in Philadelphia she is introduced to the art of...

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