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  • IN THE COUNTRY OF THE YOUNG. by Aldridge, John W.
    Aldridge, John W.
    IN THE COUNTRY OF THE YOUNG.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1970) dj. Hardcover first edition - From the dj:"In this boldly provocative analysis of the under-thirty generation, John W. Aldridge has written a brilliant commentary on youth and the state of American society today. He shares his views on the psychology of campus activism, hippy culture, the promiscuous child-breeders of the forties and fifties, life in the wall-to-wall ghettos of suburbia, the implications of a youth-dominated anti-utopia, and above all, the civilized values we must defend." ix, 128 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 72209
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  • LETTER TO THE ALUMNI. by Hersey, John.
    Hersey, John.
    LETTER TO THE ALUMNI.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. dj. Hardcover first edition - "Letter to the Alumni . on leaving Yale after five years as Master of Pierson College, tells how Yale survived its dangerous Mayday crisis - and calls for a rediscovery of today's college students and of the "revolution" they seek." The May Day crisis, was, of course, triggered by the New Haven Black Panther trial. His central message is that just as violence breeds violence, trust breeds trust - and adults need to learn to trust the young and the minorities seeking change. 145 pp. ISBN: 0-394-468430.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (staining to the edges of the dj.)

    Book ID: 54710
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  • LOOKING BACK: A Chronicle of Growing Up Old in the Sixties. by Maynard, Joyce.
    Maynard, Joyce.
    LOOKING BACK: A Chronicle of Growing Up Old in the Sixties.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1973. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her first book, a work of non-fiction, written at the age of 18, prior to her romantic relationship/affair with J. D. Salinger. SIGNED on the title page with a self-portrait drawing that reproduces the pose in the photograph on the front cover. 160 pp. ISBN: 0-385-029721.

    Condition: Near fine (name on front endpaper) in a good only dust jacket with overall edgewear, rubbing on the folds, etc (original price of 5.95 still present)

    Book ID: 56090
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  • SPLIT: A Counterculture Childhood. by Michaels, Lisa.
    Michaels, Lisa.
    SPLIT: A Counterculture Childhood.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a story of growing up in California in the 1960s and 70s - "Her father was jailed for antiwar activities, her mother lived temporarily in a commune, she was photographed as a toddler carrying a Vietcong flag. . . this thoughtful memoir doesn't trade in clichs or facile characterizations as it chronicles the years from Michaels's birth in 1966 through her recent marriage." (Wendy Smith) 307 pp. ISBN: 0-395837391.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76704
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  • SEW IT YOURSELF. by Muhlhauser, Marylis.
    Muhlhauser, Marylis.
    SEW IT YOURSELF.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Galahad Books, (1971.) dj. Hardcover first edition - llustrated with photographs and diagrams. While the examples shown in the photographs are very much fashions of the late 1960s (and appealing in that way), this covers the basics for beginners in a timeless way - including how to get started, information on fabrics, altering patterns, with an emphasis on choosing simple designs. 153 pp. ISBN: 0-88365-0355.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 54399
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  • NO SIMPLE HIGHWAY: A Cultural History of the Grateful Dead. by Richardson, Peter.
    Richardson, Peter.
    NO SIMPLE HIGHWAY: A Cultural History of the Grateful Dead.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's, (2015). First edition - Published on the band's 50th anniversary, this book attempts to answer the question of why the Grateful Dead became one of the world's most legendary bands. Notes, sources. 353 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 64185
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  • DOWN SAND MOUNTAIN. by Watkins, Steve.
    Watkins, Steve.
    DOWN SAND MOUNTAIN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, (2008). First edition - The author's first book for young readers, set in a small town in 1966, one which deals with issues like race and segregation, the reality of the Vietnam War, abuse, sexuality and even death, in a thoughtful and affecting way. 327 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 65126
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