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by - written on 27/07/01, updated on 27/07/01 (Very useful, 1044 readings)
I don't read this book any more. It makes me cry. Which is odd, really, since Tom Wolfe was no hippy flower child, and by no means ranked himself among the people he describes here. So I just have to call this book an excellent piece of journalism, as he captures the spirit of the times, movingly and grippingly and with a remarkable understanding of what it must have been like to be one of those psychedelic pioneers. The story starts around 1964, with one Ken Kesey,(yes, the famous author of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (and the criminally ignored "Sometimes a Great Notion" and "Sailor Song"))who is ... Read the complete review