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The Education of Gregory McDonald

Writings About America : 1966-1973
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A Very Good copy of a collection written by someone described as " of the best writers we have--to the point and always original."--The New York Times Book Review."Cover design by Barbara Buck has a collage of five photographs. Very slight shelf wear to this unread copy. Faint scratching to both covers. No wrinkle down the spine. Bottom corner of front cover and top corner of back cover are slightly bent. 234 pages. Text is clean with no markings. Between pages 122 & 123, there are 16 pages of photographs including one of the author during this time. Subtitle:"Writings about America: 1966-1973: Sketches from the Sixties." From verso:"A selection of articles previously published in the Boston Globe." Contents:"Introduction; Souvenirs of a Blown World; Pacem in Terris; Jack Kerouac; Claude Smith; John Wayne; The Car; The Seeds of Revolution; Dolls; Did Andy Warhol Spoil Success for Rock Hunter?; Hugh MacDiarmid; The Word That Makes Flesh; Joan Baez; Solstice; Donovan; Rules; The Trouble with Harry; Youngbodies; James Groppi; Traveling with Susi; Krishnamurti; Three Ladies of the Theater: Swanson, Stapleton, Grenfell; Phil Ochs; The Opiate of the People; L. Frances Herreshoff; The American Dream, Rolling in Bread; Louise Nevelson; Yippie; The Absolute End; Epilogue: The Education of Gregory McDonald."From back cover:"We called the era "the sixties" and it marked us forever. Now bestselling novelist Gregory McDonald, a writer and critic-at-large for The Boston Globe from 1966 to 1973...presents his Globe articles that best represent those amazing times. In both firsthand accounts of events and interviews with Joan Baez, Abbie Hoffman, Krishnamurti, Phil Ochs, Andy Warhol, and others, he brings back the anger, the exuberance, and the glorious madness of those indelible years."

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