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Steal this dream : Abbie Hoffman and the countercultural revolution in America

Author: Larry Sloman
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Abbie Hoffman was at the center of most of the political and social tumult of the sixties, as a participant, disciple, instigator, leader, and dissident. He helped fight for civil rights in the South, organized on behalf of the poor in New York City, was the spiritual leader of the hippie generation from the Bay Bridge to the Brooklyn Bridge, and was one of the most vocal and visible counterculture guerrillas in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Abbie Hoffman; Abbie Hoffman; Abbie Hoffman; Abbie Hoffman; Abbie Hoffman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Sloman
ISBN: 9780385411622 0385411626
OCLC Number: 38432597
Description: xxiii, 437 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Mr. Civil Rights. -Chicago, Chicago, that toddlin' town. -Hoffman v. Hoffman. -Rebel without a pause. -Quotes from underground. -The Jewish road warrior. -Where are they now.
Responsibility: Larry Sloman.
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Abbie Hoffman was at the center of most of the political and social tumult of the sixties, as a participant, disciple, instigator, leader, and dissident. He helped fight for civil rights in the South, organized on behalf of the poor in New York City, was the spiritual leader of the hippie generation from the Bay Bridge to the Brooklyn Bridge, and was one of the most vocal and visible counterculture guerrillas in the fight against the war in Vietnam. Steal This Dream is a captivating oral history of Abbie Hoffman and the sixties, as told by more than two hundred of those who demonstrated, protested, and lived through those tumultuous years.

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