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Bear : the life and times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III

Author: Robert Greenfield
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First edition
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Award winning author and biographer Robert Greenfield brings readers the definitive biography of a Grateful Dead legend Augustus Owsley Stanley III, known better by his nickname, Bear. From extensive interviews with Bear and a major Rolling Stone piece, Greenfield brings readers unparalleled access to one of the most important forces in the rise of the counter-culture of the sixties.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Owsley Stanley
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Greenfield
ISBN: 9781250081216 1250081211
OCLC Number: 932576611
Description: x, 270 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue. The Muir Beach acid test --
Bluegrass roots --
Growing up absurd --
Shape-shifting --
Berkeley, 1964 --
Making acid --
Pranksters and Angels --
Trips Festival --
LA fadeaway --
Olompali --
Print the legend --
Monterey Pop, and beyond --
Getting busted --
Two festivals --
Set up like a bowling pin --
Wall of sound --
Growing weed --
Bear's dream --
The land down under --
Real love --
Old and in the way --
A visit from Bear --
On the way home --
Epilogue. More anthems for the Bear.
Other Titles: Life and times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III
Responsibility: Robert Greenfield.

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Award winning author and biographer Robert Greenfield brings readers the definitive biography of a Grateful Dead legend Augustus Owsley Stanley III, known better by his nickname, Bear. From extensive interviews with Bear and a major Rolling Stone piece, Greenfield brings readers unparalleled access to one of the most important forces in the rise of the counter-culture of the sixties.

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