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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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  • GIRL, 20. by Amis, Kingsley.
    Amis, Kingsley.
    GIRL, 20.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1972) dj. Hardcover first edition - Amis's ninth novel - a "brilliant, ruthless, ultimately unnerving survey of current lunacies." 253 pp. Dust jacket design by Wendell Minor.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (prev owner's name stamp)

    Book ID: 62523
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  • THE NEW SETTLER INTERVIEWS VOLUME I : Boogie at the Brink. by Bosk, Beth Robinson, editor.
    Bosk, Beth Robinson, editor.
    THE NEW SETTLER INTERVIEWS VOLUME I : Boogie at the Brink.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    White River Junction, VT Chelsea Green Publishing, 2000. SIGNED first edition - ÔFor more than 15 years the now-legendary magazine in this book's title has been publishing freewheeling conversations with creative refugees, renegades, and others who consciously and philosophically inhabit society's fringes. Perched on the Pacific Rim, in a world of ancient forests and salmon streams, these are the new settlersÕ: a Wailaki Indian, neo-pagans, a solar executive, a dowser, a bioregionalist, a "techno-hippie," tree-dwellers, natural builders, and others. Fascinating, in depth and wide-ranging interviews with those who have chosen to live in the more remote regions of CaliforniaÕs north coast. Among those speaking out are Jentri Andrews (Mateel resident anthropologist), Carol Miller (on herbal arbotifacients), Julia Butterfly (safeguarding…

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    White River Junction, VT Chelsea Green Publishing, 2000. SIGNED first edition - ÔFor more than 15 years the now-legendary magazine in this book's title has been publishing freewheeling conversations with creative refugees, renegades, and others who consciously and philosophically inhabit society's fringes. Perched on the Pacific Rim, in a world of ancient forests and salmon streams, these are the new settlersÕ: a Wailaki Indian, neo-pagans, a solar executive, a dowser, a bioregionalist, a "techno-hippie," tree-dwellers, natural builders, and others. Fascinating, in depth and wide-ranging interviews with those who have chosen to live in the more remote regions of CaliforniaÕs north coast. Among those speaking out are Jentri Andrews (Mateel resident anthropologist), Carol Miller (on herbal arbotifacients), Julia Butterfly (safeguarding creation) and many others. Illustrated with photographs, 289 pp plus 4 pp advertisements. Oversized square format. ISBN: 1-89013239X.

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    Condition: SIGNED by the editor, and uncommon thus. Very near fine (a new copy).

    Book ID: 30032
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  • Boyle, T. C.
    DROP CITY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Viking, 2003. First edition - 'A brilliant and vividly rendered wildwoods adventure about a hippie commune that attempts to establish itself deep in the wilderness of Alaska.' An evocation of the sixties, and a look at how that era affects us today.

    Condition: Very near fine (tight and unread, but one corner slightly bumped.)

    Book ID: 27885
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  • DROP CITY. by Boyle, T. Coraghesson.
    Boyle, T. Coraghesson.
    DROP CITY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - 'A brilliant and vividly rendered wildwoods adventure about a hippie commune that attempts to establish itself deep in the wilderness of Alaska.' An evocation of the sixties, and a look at how that era affects us today. SIGNED on the title page. 444 pp. ISBN: 0-670-031720.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (a few spots on the fore-edge of the textblock)

    Book ID: 64864
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  • DROP CITY. by Boyle, T. Coraghesson.
    Boyle, T. Coraghesson.
    DROP CITY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - 'A brilliant and vividly rendered wildwoods adventure about a hippie commune that attempts to establish itself deep in the wilderness of Alaska.' An evocation of the sixties, and a look at how that era affects us today. SIGNED on the title page. 444 pp. ISBN: 0-670-031720.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (name on front endpaper)

    Book ID: 69682
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  • Davidson, Bruce (photographs), text by Carol Hill.
    SUBSISTENCE U.S.A.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1973.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Glimpses of the lives of those living at a subsistence level in the United States in the early 1970's - a term that Hill and Davidson eventually used to include a way of life marked by 'principles of survival, originality, wholeness and independence.' Mostly told in the words of the individuals they interviewed in Maine, Georgia, California, Tennessee, Texas and places in between - from a couple who survive in Colorado by trapping, to hippies in Canyon, California, just outside Berkeley, to a ghetto in Plainfield, New Jersey, and the black residents, descendants of slaves, still living on Daufuskie Island in South Carolina. Farmers, trappers, schoolteachers, hobos,…

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    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1973.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Glimpses of the lives of those living at a subsistence level in the United States in the early 1970's - a term that Hill and Davidson eventually used to include a way of life marked by 'principles of survival, originality, wholeness and independence.' Mostly told in the words of the individuals they interviewed in Maine, Georgia, California, Tennessee, Texas and places in between - from a couple who survive in Colorado by trapping, to hippies in Canyon, California, just outside Berkeley, to a ghetto in Plainfield, New Jersey, and the black residents, descendants of slaves, still living on Daufuskie Island in South Carolina. Farmers, trappers, schoolteachers, hobos, prisoners and hitchhikers - black, white and Native American - some living their life by choice, but most enduring what life dealt them, More than with words, their endurance and strenghth is most vividly shown in Davidson's striking black and whte photographs. Slightly oversized format, printed on heavy stock throughout, bound in coarse linen cloth. 186 p. ISBN: 0-030912237.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a good only dustjacket. (some edgewear and overall light soiling to the dj, now protected by an archival cover.)

    Book ID: 38102
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  • Gottlieb, Annie.
    DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC? The Second Coming of the 60's Generation.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Times Books, (1987.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A thoughtful comprehensive look at the 1960's published twenty years after the Summer of Love in San Francisxo - The story of the American 1960s generation and its 'passage' to a promising middle life, from the times of rebellion - sexual, economic, anti-war, getting high, anti-materialistic - to the present realities - and the extent to which they still maintain the values, ideals, and philosophies of the past. Now that another 20 years has passed, it is interesting to read this book and to see what further changes have occured to this generation. Notes, resource list. 418 pp. ISBN: 0-81291225X.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (short closed tear to dj at top of spine.)

    Book ID: 39417
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  • HYPOCRISY OF DISCO: A Memoir. by Hayward, Clane.
    Hayward, Clane.
    HYPOCRISY OF DISCO: A Memoir.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An account of growing up (up to age 13) as the daughter of a wandering hippie mother and an absent father, in Northern California in the 1970's, and in New Mexico. Praise from Peter Coyote (who makes a brief appearance in this as a teacher at a free school) who calls this 'an insightful and riveting book about a hippie child gone bad.' SIGNED on the title page. 240 pp. ISBN: 9780811859455.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 39399
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  • IN THE COUNTRY OF THE BLIND. by Hoagland, Edward.
    Hoagland, Edward.
    IN THE COUNTRY OF THE BLIND.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Arcade Publishing, (2016). First edition - The 25th book by this award-winning author, published 60 years after his first. Set in the 1970s in far northern Vermont, this is the story of a 46 year old former stockbroker, going blind at age 46, who is living in a farmhouse near a hippie commune and bordering an old smuggling trail, not used to move drugs across the border. It is about learning to adjust to life with limitations, to be able to rely on the kindness of others, and is made more poignant by the fact that Hoagland himself has been dealing with diminishing vision for more than 10 years, 184 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 69054
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  • SUMMER OF LOVE. by Mason, Lisa.
    Mason, Lisa.
    SUMMER OF LOVE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Bantam, (1994). First edition - Her second novel, a finalist for the P. K. Dick award, a story of time travel from 500 years in the future to San Francisco in 1967. Drawings by Tom Robinson. 384 pp. ISBN: 0-553-373307.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 72291
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  • THE SLOW FARM. by Wilson, Tarn.
    Wilson, Tarn.
    THE SLOW FARM.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Port Townsend, WA: Ovenbird Books, (2014). SIGNED first edition - The author's account of her early years on a Gulf island north of Vancouver in British Columbia - an attempt to look back and understand them, and also an account of revisiting this island - reconnecting with her father. "In the early 1970s, Tarn Wilson's father quit his job as the Brookings Institution's first computer programmer, packed his family into a converted school bus with 'Suck Nixon' painted on the side, and headed for the Canadian wilderness. He planned to give his two young children an Edenic childhood, free from the shadows of war, materialism, and middle class repression. Between each lyric chapter, told from the child's point of…

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    Port Townsend, WA: Ovenbird Books, (2014). SIGNED first edition - The author's account of her early years on a Gulf island north of Vancouver in British Columbia - an attempt to look back and understand them, and also an account of revisiting this island - reconnecting with her father. "In the early 1970s, Tarn Wilson's father quit his job as the Brookings Institution's first computer programmer, packed his family into a converted school bus with 'Suck Nixon' painted on the side, and headed for the Canadian wilderness. He planned to give his two young children an Edenic childhood, free from the shadows of war, materialism, and middle class repression. Between each lyric chapter, told from the child's point of view, Wilson incorporates 'artifacts' that reveal larger cultural forces shaping her parents' decisions: letters, photographs, timelines, newspaper clippings, excepts from radical approaches to child rearing." INSCRIBED on the title page. Foreword by Judith Kitchen. Photographs. 367 pp. ISBN: 978-1940906065.

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    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (some curling to the edges of the covers) .

    Book ID: 79578
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