Year of the Monkey by Patti Smith: Conversation Starters

Year of the Monkey by Patti Smith: Conversation Starters

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Year of the Monkey by Patti Smith: Conversation Starters

Year of the Monkey is a 2019 memoir written by Patti Smith. The story is set during the year 2016 and how that year was challenging for her. The book is primarily about Smith's inner life in her 70s. It also includes her narration of when she made hospital visits to her dying friends' playwright, Sam Shepard, and journalist-producer Sandy Pearlman. The memoir contains her thoughts about the rise of populism and the dirtiness of the election battle.

Patti Smith's Year of the Monkey was published on September 24, 2019, by Knopf. It became a New York Times bestseller after its release.

A Brief Look Inside:


than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive,

and the characters and its world still live on.

Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to

bring us beneath the surface of the page

and invite us into the world that lives on.

These questions can be used to create hours of conversation:

• Foster a deeper understanding of the book

• Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups

• Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately

• Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before

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Book Details

Publication Date
November 12, 2020
File size
174 KB