9781555716714

The Risk of Being Ridiculous

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  • ISBN13:

    9781555716714

  • ISBN10:

    1555716717

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-10-01
  • Publisher: Midpoint Trade Books Inc
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Summary

It's Boston 1969 and nineteen-year-old Ben Tucker lives in a funky apartment on Mountfort Street with his tribe of fellow long-haired freaks. Together they mix radical street politics, a love of rock of roll, and celebratory drug use in their desperate search for lives that make sense in a world distorted by war, racism, and bankrupt values.Ridiculous takes you on a passionate, lyrical six-week ride through confrontation and confusion, courts and cops, parties and politics, school and the streets, Weathermen and women's liberation, acid and activism, revolution and reaction. And, of course, Love-as through it all, Ben feverishly pursues the long-shot desire of his life: Sarah Stein.

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