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The big bang, the Buddha, and the baby boom : the spiritual experiments of my generation

Author: Wes Nisker
Publisher: San Francisco : HarperSanFrancisco, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the author's life from his childhood in Nebraska to his adulthood in California, exploring the spiritual and cultural movements surrounding him, including Hippies, the environmental movement, and Buddhism.
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wes Nisker
ISBN: 006251766X 9780062517661
OCLC Number: 50912572
Description: xv, 204 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Time of Your Life ix --
1 Starting Out Confused 1 --
2 Generation 11 --
3 A Brief History of Our Self 17 --
4 The College of Your Choice 25 --
5 The Down Beat 35 --
6 Flower Children 43 --
7 The Whole World is Listening 52 --
8 Outward Mobility 71 --
9 Inward Mobility 93 --
10 The New Age 102 --
11 Scientific Mystics 119 --
12 Green Consciousness 134 --
13 The Last News Show 151 --
14 Spiritual Politics 167 --
15 Coming Down 184 --
Epilogue: Carrying On 195.
Responsibility: Wes Nisker.
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Chronicles the author's life from his childhood in Nebraska to his adulthood in California, exploring the spiritual and cultural movements surrounding him, including Hippies, the environmental movement, and Buddhism.

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