Tag Archives: 1960s

Review – Hall of Mirrors by Robert Stone

Hall of Mirrors by Robert Stone Publisher – Houghton, Mifflin Copyrights – 1964, 1966 409 pages Rating – 6.5/10 Summary – Hall of Mirrors is Robert Stone’s first attempt at The Great American Novel. Set in New Orleans in the 1960s, the … Continue reading

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Book Review – Freedom Walk by Mary Stanton

Freedom Walk – Mississippi or Bust by Mary Stanton University Press of Mississippi Copyright 2003 208 pages Rating –   7/10 Summary – Freedom Walk tells the stories of two dreamers – Bill Moore and Sam Shirah, Jr. Both attempted a … Continue reading

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Book Review – Prime Green by Robert Stone

Prime Green – Remembering The Sixties by Robert Stone Publisher – ecco Copyright – 2007 229 pages Rating – 6/10 Review – About fifteen years ago, I read Robert Stone’s 1974 novel Dog Soldiers. It is a rarity – a … Continue reading

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Book Review: X-Rated by David McCumber

X-Rated – The Mitchell Brothers: A True Story of Sex, Money and Death by David McCumber Publisher – Pinnacle Books Copyright 1996 539 pages Rating – 6.5/10 Summary – The Mitchell brothers were two California hustlers who came along at … Continue reading

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Book Review: Topanga Beach Experience by Paul Lovas

Topanga Beach Experience: 1960s – 70s 
 by Paul Lovas (as told to Pablo Capra) 
Publisher – Brass Tacks Press
 Copyright 2011
 43 pages Rating – 7.5/10 Summary – Topanga Beach Experience is a chapbook recounting Paul Lovas‘ experiences there … Continue reading

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Book Review: Goat Brothers by Larry Colton

Goat Brothers by Larry Colton Publisher – Doubleday Copyright 1993 559 pages Rating – 9/10 Summary – In 1977 Sara Davidson published a memoir titled Loose Change, which recounted the lives of Davidson and two of her sorority sisters from … Continue reading

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Book Review: JFK – Reckless Youth by Nigel Hamilton

JFK: Reckless Youth by Nigel Hamilton Copyright 1992 Publisher: Random House 797 pages Rating: 9/10 Summary: Looks, money, power, scandal and tragedy – JFK had it all. Author Hamilton recounts JFK’s life from birth (1917) up through his election to … Continue reading

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