The collection includes Charles Bukowski's (1920-1994) original poetry and short stories, along with drafts of Women, Factotum,
Ham on Rye, Post Office, and Barfly; screenplays based on Bukowski's fiction; periodical appearances; tape recordings; and
Charles Bukowski was born on August 16, 1920 in Andernach, Germany, the son of a US soldier and German woman. His family
immigrated to the United States in 1922 and settled in Los Angeles, where Bukowski spent most of his life. His father was
in and out of work during the Depression years and was a reputed tyrant, verbally and physically abusing his son throughout
his childhood. It was perhaps to numb himself from his father's abuse that Bukowski began drinking at the age of 13, initiating
his life-long affair with alcohol.
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