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THE WOGGLE BUG: Coming-of-Age Along Boardwalk #2.
Edition: First printing.
San Francisco: Ford Odell Group, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "An outlaw ark, a family home, a lost icon of the 60's" - a coming of age story set in the San Francisco area between the building of the Golden Gate Bridge and the Summer of Love, this is a fictionalized account based on the life of the author's mother, Phyllis Lahargoue, who had several restaurants in Marin and Sonoma counties. Foreword by Dan Healy, an audio engineer most noted for his work with the Grateful Dead. INSCRIBED on the half title page "To my friend - - There is a doorless pickup truck in this story that might be as much fun as your BMW. Peace" 352 pp. ISBN: 0-9712754-08.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.Book ID: 56294More details Price: $30.00
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: 39417More details Price: $18.00
VANISHING IN THE HAIGHT: A Colleen Hayes Mystery.
Edition: 2nd printing.
Sarasota, FL: Oceanview Publishing, (2019) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Set in 1978 San Francisco, this is the first mystery featuring ex-con private investigator Colleen Hayes, who is struggling to put her life back together. She accepts a case from a wealthy, retired industrialist who is desperate to solve the brutal murder of his daughter, a murder that took place in Golden Gate Park eleven years earlier, during the Summer of Love. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 390 pp. ISBN: 978-1608093410.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)Book ID: 79536More details Price: $27.50