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By Robert Wintner

ISBN-10: 1510725857

ISBN-13: 9781510725850

ISBN-10: 1631580191

ISBN-13: 9781631580192

The 12 months whilst every little thing had to be skilled and attempted, while innocence used to be tempted, performed, and lost.

1969 used to be that pivotal yr for the newborn boomers. younger and blameless, they got the last word freedoms and have been confronted with turning out to be up.

This touching, hilarious memoir is the genuine tale of a past due sixties grand journey of Europe—a life-defining parable, if you happen to take note and should you can’t. by no means earlier than and never considering that have a handful of seasons so exquisitely outlined the variation among correct and fallacious. With the reward of minor they observed, sensed, and savored the laughably transparent contrast among revenue intent and greed, among fact and propaganda, among nationwide curiosity and security contractors, among a beautiful cloud of smoke and the smoke of napalm, and among the phantoms of safety and the hazards of complacency and atrophy.

Stoned to the gills after which a few, those adventurers observed and felt and knew issues that no iteration earlier than did. a few totally engaged within the counterculture whereas others only saw, sticking a left foot in, pulling a left foot out, yet no longer really leaping to the entire hokeypokey.

It was once a major time of self-discovery, of affection, and of checking out what you have been made of.

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