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The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test - Tom Wolfe
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
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"An American classic" (Newsweek) that defined a generation. “An astonishing book” (The New York Times Book Review) and an unflinching portrait of Ken Kesey, his Merry Pranksters, and the 1960s.
"An American classic" (Newsweek) that defined a generation. “An astonishing book” (The New York Times Book Review) and an unflinching portrait of Ken Kesey, his Merry Pranksters, and the 1960s.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780312427597 (031242759X)
ASIN: 031242759X
Publisher: Picador
Pages no: 434
Edition language: English
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UNICORN PORN FOR ALL rated it
5.0 Electric Kool Aid Acid Test
"What we are, we're going to wail with on this whole trip."What Ken Kesey is is a prick, so let's not get any delusions about that. But most great leaders are pricks, and the case Wolfe is making in this masterful biography is that Kesey, in his way, was a great leader. His early days on the Furthur...
riley
riley rated it
4.0 The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
He got me inside their heads, which is no mean feat. Fantastic.
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
At the time I read this I was enchanted with Wolfe as a journalist. In retrospect, his response to the subject matter seems not quite right. He's a debunker who yearns to believe, I think, not the aloof observer he thinks he is.
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