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Keep Your Head Down Vietnam The Sixties And A Journey Of Self Discovery

Author : Doug Anderson
ISBN : 0393071456
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An award-winning poet highlights the vibrant history of his generation in a farewell to Vietnam, the chaotic sixties, and their long aftermath. “We tend to write about what will not go away,” Doug Anderson says in this candid, darkly humorous journey of self-discovery. Beginning in 1943, in the pre–civil rights South filled with tobacco and war stories, he recalls the difficult childhood that propels him into service in Vietnam. In 1967, having returned home deeply shaken by his experience as a combat medical corpsman, Anderson plunges into the heady freedoms and excesses of the sixties. His downward spiral—through booze, substance abuse, and sex—brings him dangerously close to a total breakdown. Finally, in a return group visit to Vietnam in 2000, he meets with former enemies now become writers and poets. Moved by the realization that “the last time I saw these people they were trying to kill me,” Anderson confronts the past and calls upon a story—this powerful story—to rebuild a life.

How To Enjoy Life After Sixty

Author : Pierre Boucheron
ISBN : UVA:X000300695
Genre : Older people
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Trips; Rock Life In The Sixties

Author : Ellen Sander
ISBN : STANFORD:36105035252274
Genre : Nineteen sixties
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California Sixties Volume 3 1968 1969

Author : James Elliott McCall
ISBN : 9781387786275
Genre : Family & Relationships
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For Malibu and Kathy life changes overnight throwing them together into challenges just to live. Still faced with their denied passion for each other they find themselves forced together in an arrangement that is neither friends nor lovers but a combination of both. After living together for a year, first platonically and finally giving in to their consuming desire Kathy is at last free to become everything she and Malibu had dreamed of but now confused as to her feelings they begin to live apart. Twice Malibu asks her to marry him and she hesitates. The third time whether yes or no will be the last. Malibu in the meantime moves into a seedy hotel, works his drug business into the most lucrative in the Los Angeles area through a new partnership with a notorious mob lawyer and acquires a gorgeous harem that will stay with him for years. Then, he finds himself with his hand raised swearing to defend the Constitution. Ready to go to Vietnam, the assignment he is given instead leads him into the underworld.

Kiplinger S Personal Finance Magazine

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London S Arts Labs And The 60s Avant Garde

Author : David Curtis
ISBN : 9780861969807
Genre : Art
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This is the story of two short-lived artist-run spaces that are associated with some of the most innovative developments in the arts in Britain in the late 1960s. The Drury Lane Arts Lab (1967-69) was home to the first UK screenings of Andy Warhol's twin-screen 3 hour film Chelsea Girls, challenging exhibitions (John and Yoko / John Latham / Takis / Roelof Louw), poetry and music (first UK performance of Erik Satie's 24-hour Vexations) and fringe theatre (People Show / Freehold / Jane Arden's Vagina Rex and the Gas Oven / Will Spoor Mime Theatre). The Robert Street 'New Arts Lab' (1969-71) housed Britain's first video workshop TVX, the London Filmmakers Co-op's first workshop and a 5-days-a-week cinema devoted to showing new work by moving-image artists (David Larcher / Malcolm Le Grice / Sally Potter / Carolee Schneemann / Peter Gidal). It staged J G Ballard's infamous Crashed Cars exhibition and John & Dianne Lifton's pioneering computer-aided dance/mime performances.The impact of London's Labs led to an explosion of new artist-led spaces across Britain. This book relates the struggles of FACOP (Friends of the Arts Council Operative) to make the case for these new kinds of space and these new art-forms and the Arts Council's hesitant response - in the context of a popular press already hostile to youth culture, experimental art and the 'underground'. With a Foreword by Andrew Wilson, Curator Modern & Contemporary British Art and Archives, Tate Gallery.

The Sixties Papers

Author : Judith Clavir Albert
ISBN : UCSC:32106011515555
Genre : History
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"...[P]rovides a view straight from the source. This weighty anthology gives a year-by-year synopsis and presents dozens of articles penned during the era, ranging from Malcolm X's `The Ballot or the Bullet' to Kate Millett's `Sexual Politics: A Manifesto for Revolution.'" Utne Reader


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12 From The Sixties

Author : Richard Kostelanetz
ISBN : UCAL:B3945777
Genre : Short stories, American
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The Spectator

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New Rules Searching For Self Fulfillment In A World Turned Upside Down

Author : Daniel Yankelovich
ISBN : STANFORD:36105002617624
Genre : History
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Examines the American emphasis on alternataive life-styles, selffulfillment, and new behavioral codes, arguing that changing social trends mean changes in our patterns of producing goods and earning a living

Young American Artists

Author : Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
ISBN : UOM:39015007236477
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Fill Your Days With Life

Author : Mildred Vandenburgh
ISBN : 0830703233
Genre : Older people
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Alienation In The Jewish American Novel Of The Sixties

Author : Etta K. Bothwell
ISBN : UCAL:$B688781
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Plays Of The Sixties

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A Traveller Of The Sixties

Author : Frederick James Stevenson
ISBN : WISC:89100049022
Genre : South America
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Television Series Regulars Of The Fifties And Sixties In Interview

Author : Dina-Marie Kulzer
ISBN : UOM:39015025252597
Genre : History
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In this collection of 22 interviews (with Ralph Bellamy, Angela Cartwright, Barbara Eden, Kathy Garver, Gale Gordon, Don Grady, Linda Kaye Henning, Anne Jeffreys, Meredith MacRae, Gary Owens, Paul Peterson, Kasey Rogers, Rose Marie, James Stacy, Connie Stevens, Deborah Walley, Ray Walston, Julie Newmar, Dawn Wells, Jane Wyatt, Dick York, and Alan Young) some of the biggest stars of 1950s and 1960s television reminisce about their experiences, look at the show's impact on their life, and provide insight into the creative process of those classic television shows.

Movies Of The Sixties

Author : Ann Lloyd
ISBN : 0856136638
Genre : Motion pictures
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Sixty Things To Do When You Turn Sixty

Author : Ronnie Sellers
ISBN : 1569069670
Genre : Self-Help
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Compiling essays by doctors, celebrities, financial experts, and others, seeks to provide information for those about to turn sixty on topics ranging from health and fitness to sex and investments.

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