Abbie Hoffman: American Rebel

June 1, 1993|
Abbie Hoffman: American Rebel by Marty Jezer
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In this sympathetic history of a maligned decade, Marty Jezer, a fellow antiwar activist, details Abbie Hoffman's humor, manic energy, depressive spells, political skills, & above all, his incurable & still contagious optimism. He presents a thoughtful, solidly researched biography of the wildly creative & iconoclastic Yippie, portraying Hoffman as a fresh force in American political culture. Jezer surveys in detail the politics, philosophies, & struggles of the antiwar movement.

"... Abbie, more than any other radical, showed potheads how to demonstrate and radicals how to dance." -- Chicago Tribune

"... deeply sympathetic and scrupulously detached-a triumph of judicious empathy." -- MARTIN DUBERMAN, Distinguished Professor of History, Lehman/The Graduate School, C.U.N.Y.

"... details Hoffman's humor, manic energy, depressive spells, political skills, and above all, his Incurable and still contagious optimism." -- Entertainment Weekly

"Here's the Abbie I knew and loved! Marty Jezer has captured him in all his complexity, dedication, humor, and heart." -- ANITA HOFFMAN
Marty Jezer (November 21, 1940 - June 11, 2005) was a well-known activist and author, active in the peace, environmental and civil rights movements. He was editor of WIN magazine (Workshop In Nonviolence), from 1962-68, and was a writer for Liberation News Service (LNS). He was active in the nuclear freeze movement, and the organic far...
Title:Abbie Hoffman: American Rebel
Product dimensions:368 pages, 228.59 X 152.4 X 1.1 in
Shipping dimensions:368 pages, 228.59 X 152.4 X 1.1 in
Published:June 1, 1993
Publisher:Rutgers University Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780813520179

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