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White hand society : the psychedelic partnership of Timothy Leary and Allen Ginsberg

Author: Peter H Conners
Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights Books, ©2010.
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Overview: In 1960 Timothy Leary was not yet famous-or infamous-and Allen Ginsberg was both. Leary, eager to expand his psychedelic experiments at Harvard to include accomplished artists and writers, knew that Ginsberg held the key to bohemia's elite. "America's most conspicuous beatnik" was recruited as Ambassador of Psilocybin under the auspices of an Ivy League professor, and together they launched the psychedelic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Timothy Leary; Timothy Leary; Timothy Leary; Allen Ginsberg; Timothy Leary; Timothy Leary; Allen Ginsberg
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter H Conners
ISBN: 9780872865358 0872865355
OCLC Number: 653084735
Description: 308 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Turn on --
Blakean vision in Harlem --
A new game --
The Father, Son, and the Holy Ghost --
Immovable if not immortal --
The road to November --
Ambassador of psilocybin --
Tune in --
Dear Mr. Monk --
Applied mysticism : from Tangier to Copenhagen --
Fallout at Harvard --
Allen abroad --
Enter LSD, exit Harvard --
Drop out --
"Superheroes wanted for real life movie work" --
The king of May --
Human be-in --
Shoot to live. Aim for life --
"America I've given you all and now I'm nothing" --
Om ah hum --
Final trips --
Notes --
Houseboat summit transcript --
Bibliography --
Thanks and appreciations --
About the author.
Responsibility: Peter Conners.
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The inside story of how Allen Ginsberg and Timothy Leary launched the psychedelic revolution together.  Read more...

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