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  • Published: 15 March 2016
  • ISBN: 9780712666657
  • Imprint: Pimlico
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 480
  • RRP: $27.99
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Days In The Life


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Vastly etertaining, highly illuminating and not a little moving. . . Days in the Life is undoubtedly the best available summery of its period and milieu, and will probably remain so for quite some time to come.

Jonothan Green offers a time trip from lat-fifties CND, beatniks and bop to the threshold of our own decade's designer revolutionaries and style warriors. . . His chosen form is the oral history pioneered by Studs Terkel in which cross-cut voices recount a shared experience or epoch. . . what anecdotes!'Guardian. Green has collected 101 quintessential sixties groovers and lovingly teased out their memories, all of them refreshingly self-critical and remarkably sharpened by hindsight. 'Glasgow Herald. `This is the first publication I've seen on the 1960s to address all closely the question: how did it feel in that dawn to be alive?. . . An action packed tapestry of illuminating flashbacks. 'Spectator.

  • Pub date: 15 March 2016
  • ISBN: 9780712666657
  • Imprint: Pimlico
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 480
  • RRP: $27.99
Categories:

About the Author

Jonathon Green

Jonathon Green is the author of the Cassell Dictionary of Slang (1998) and Green's Dictionary of Slang (2010), for which he was awarded the 2012 Dartmouth Medal for the most outstanding reference work of the year. He has also written a history of lexicography, Chasing the Sun (1996), the legendary oral history of the British counterculture, Days in the Life (1988), several other oral histories and All Dressed Up: The Sixties and the Counterculture (1998). He lives in London and Paris.

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