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Radical son : a generational odyssey

Author: David Horowitz
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Touchstone edView all editions and formats
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Overview: In a narrative that possesses both remarkable political importance and extraordinary literary power, David Horowitz tells the story of his startling political odyssey from Sixties radical to Nineties conservative. A political document of our times, Radical Son traces three generations of one American family's infatuation with the radical left from the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 to the collapse of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Autobiography
Named Person: David Horowitz; David Horowitz; David Horowitz
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Horowitz
ISBN: 0684840057 9780684840055 068482793X 9780684827933
OCLC Number: 38928326
Notes: "A Touchstone book."
Originally published: New York: Free Press, 1997.
Description: x, 468 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Prologue --
Part 1: Black Holes (1904-1939): --
Fivel --
Russia --
Blanche --
Part 2: Coming Of Age (1940-1956): --
Sunnyside --
Idols --
Loyalties --
Martyrs --
Elissa --
Part 3: New Worlds (1957-1967): --
Berkeley --
London --
Part 4: Revolutions (1968-1973): --
Power to the people --
Bring the war home --
Generations --
Part 5: Panthers (1973-1974) --
Huey --
Betty --
Part 6: Private Investigations (1975-1980): --
Questions --
Divorce --
Requiem --
Part 7: Coming Home (1980-1992): --
Second thoughts --
Destructive generation --
After the fall --
Epilogue: Father and son --
Index.
Responsibility: David Horowitz.

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