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For the hell of it : the life and times of Abbie Hoffman, Jonah Raskin

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For the hell of it : the life and times of Abbie Hoffman
Title
For the hell of it
Title remainder
the life and times of Abbie Hoffman
Statement of responsibility
Jonah Raskin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on his own twenty-year relationship with Hoffman, hundreds of interviews with friends, family members, and former comrades, and careful scrutiny of FBI files, court records, and public documents, Raskin provides the best account we have of this mercurial figure. He takes us from Hoffman's childhood in Worcester, Massachusetts, through his civil rights and antiwar activities - in particular his roles in the 1968 Democratic National Convention and the notorious Chicago Conspiracy trial the next year. Raskin chronicles Hoffman's cocaine bust, his years underground during the seventies, and his alternating fits of manic hyperactivity and paralyzing depression. When he took his own life in 1989, Hoffman was both larger than life and a deeply troubled soul
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Committed to retain
Cataloging source
DLC
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1942-
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Raskin, Jonah
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HN90.R3
LC item number
R37 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Paul Avrich Collection (Library of Congress)
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  • Hoffman, Abbie
  • Hoffman, Abbie
  • Radicals
  • Radicalism
  • Biographie
Label
For the hell of it : the life and times of Abbie Hoffman, Jonah Raskin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-296) and index
Contents
"I'm Abbie Hoffman" -- Bad behavior -- A thousand faces -- Civil rights and wrongs -- White mischief, black power -- Death of a salesman, birth of a hippie -- The mythic revolutionary -- The apotheosis of Abbie Hoffman -- Busy being born, busy dying -- Fire in a crowded courtroom -- American Armageddon -- The longest good-bye : 1974-1989 -- A cautionary note
Control code
33968253
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxii, 315 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780520205758
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
95052181
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)33968253
Label
For the hell of it : the life and times of Abbie Hoffman, Jonah Raskin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-296) and index
Contents
"I'm Abbie Hoffman" -- Bad behavior -- A thousand faces -- Civil rights and wrongs -- White mischief, black power -- Death of a salesman, birth of a hippie -- The mythic revolutionary -- The apotheosis of Abbie Hoffman -- Busy being born, busy dying -- Fire in a crowded courtroom -- American Armageddon -- The longest good-bye : 1974-1989 -- A cautionary note
Control code
33968253
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxii, 315 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780520205758
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
95052181
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)33968253

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