The tumultuous mosaic of artists, ethnics, poets, junkies, barflies, radicals, mystics, street people, con men, flower children, screwballs and eccentrics who inhabit the city's edgiest neighborhood. Redefines what roots can be. Not very quaint, pretty, or tidy to the touch.Edited by Alan Moore & Josh Gosciak. Includes: Allen Ginsberg, Lynne Tillman, Ed Sanders, Miguel Pinero, Emily XYZ, Cookie Mueller, Ron Kolm andothers. Illustrated.