Peter Kaldheim

Peter Kaldheim is a former book editor who went to jail after he sold drugs to an undercover police officer. He wrote about his experience in the memoir Idiot Wind, and now lives in Lindenhurst, New York.


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A recovering addict pays tribute to a literary hero at his tomb in Lowell, Massachusetts....

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