Lawrence Lipton (1898-1975) is known for his participation in the Beat experience in Venice, California. He wrote many books
and various magazine articles. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and galley proofs related to Lipton's
career as a writer.
Lipton was born in October 1898 in Lód, Poland and came to the United States in 1903; he tried several careers during his
life including graphic artist, journalist, and publicity director; married three times, he co-authored several mystery fiction
books with his second wife, Georgiana Randolph, under the pseudonym, Craig Rice; Lipton is known for his participation in
the Beat experience in Venice, California; published books include: Brother, the Laugh Is Bitter (1942), In Secret Battle (1944), Rainbow at Midnight (1955), The Holy Barbarians (1959), The Erotic Revolution: An Affirmative View of the New Morality (1965), Bruno in Venice West & Other Poems (1976); he also wrote various magazine articles; he died July 9, 1975.
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