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Tom Wolfe

electric kool-aid acid test.

by Tom Wolfe

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Drug addiction -- United States,
    • Hippies -- United States

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5825 .W56
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 416 p.
      Number of Pages416
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5605851M
      LC Control Number68013008

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        Tom Wolfe's The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test ushered in an era of New Journalism. "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, LSD, and the s.4/5(2). The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test - image 1 Tom Wolfe. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test - image 2 Tom Wolfe. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test - image 3 Product photos by Mark Seelen Tom Wolfe. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test - image 5 Tom Wolfe. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test - image 6 Tom Wolfe. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test - image 7Category: Books > Photography.

        ‎Tom Wolfe's The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test ushered in an era of New Journalism. "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, LSD, and the s.4/5().   “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test is not simply the best book on the hippies, it is the essential book the pushing, ballooning heart of the matter Vibrating dazzle!” —The New York Times “Some consider Mailer our greatest journalist; my candidate is Wolfe.” —Studs Terkel, Book WeekBrand: MONDADORI.


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“The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test is not simply the best book on the hippies, it is the essential book the pushing, ballooning heart of the matter Vibrating dazzle!” ―The New York Times “Some consider Mailer our greatest journalist; my candidate is Wolfe.” ―Studs Terkel, Book WeekCited by: The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test - Kindle edition by Wolfe, Tom.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test/5(). The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test is best if you blow through the first fifty pages and take your leisure with the rest.

There's equal information in the introduction as in the meat of the story, but less of the fun, and a little more cruelty to the real people behind Wolfe's "new journalism" report/5.

Tom Wolfe () was one of the founders of the New Journalism movement and the author of such contemporary classics as The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Right Stuff, and Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers, as well as the novels The Bonfire of the Vanities, A Man in Full, and I Am Charlotte : Picador.

Book Review: The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test Posted on J by Scott Alexander Ken Kesey, graduating college in Oregon with several wrestling championships and a creative writing degree, made a classic mistake: he moved to the San Francisco Bay Area to find himself. Free download or read online The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Tom Wolfe. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format/5.

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test This edition contains the electric kool-aid acid test. book text of the original hardcover edition. NOT ONE WORD HAS BEEN OMITTED. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test A Bantam Book / published by arrangement with Farrar, Straus & Giroux PUBLISHING HISTORYFile Size: 3MB.

The subject is a seemingly esoteric one, many of the details are blood chilling and nauseating, but the book is undeniably a major journalistic contribution to the future analysis of our own and America's strange period of this century.

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe (Weidenfeld and : Stanley Reynolds. The result was The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. Published inthis book went beyond documenting one man’s decline into the hippie drug scene.

It detailed how the gifted writer accidentally ignited the social movement that was then thriving all over the country. Kesey's theatrical metamorphosis from the distinguished author of One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest to the abominable shaman of the "Acid Test" soirees that launched The Grateful Lifeless required Wolfe's Day-Glo prose account to endure (though Kesey's private musings in.

Tom Wolfe's The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test ushered in an era of New Journalism. "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, LSD, and the s. The Question and Answer section for The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.

What is the theme. Major themes addressed in the book, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, include new journalism, religion, and counter-culture. T om Wolfe’s The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test is a literary “gateway drug” – a hallucination of a book that introduced me to a whole new way of looking at the world, writing about the world.

Aug • Tom Wolfe wrote about Ken Kesey's LSD experiments in the book The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. InWolfe spoke to Terry Gross about following Kesey and the Merry Pranksters. Tom Wolfe's The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test ushered in an era of New Journalism, "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, LSD, and the s.

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test Quotes Showing of 47 “Everybody, everybody everywhere, has his own movie going, his own scenario, and everybody is acting his movie out like mad, only most people don’t know that is what they’re trapped by, their little script.”Cited by: The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test Summary and Analysis of "The Graduation" and "Epilogue" Buy Study Guide The final chapter of the book picks up where the first chapter began: with Kesey's arrest, hearings, and bail, awarded only because he promises that he is going to tell the country's youth to move beyond acid.

Tom Wolfe's masterpiece "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test," is an absolutely amazing book written about a group of Hippies hell-bent on spreading they're organized chaos throughout the nation.

Apart from the subject matter (which I'll get to) this book is as well written as you could by: Tom Wolfe chronicled their early escapades in The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test; Wolfe also documents a notorious trip on Furthur from Mexico through Houston, stopping to visit Kesey's friend, novelist Larry McMurtry.

Kesey was in flight from a drug charge at the time. Tom Wolfe remembers what bothered him most in his writing on a gang bang from "Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test." Updated Apr.

21, PM ET / Published Jan. 04, AM ET READ THIS LIST. The Electric Kool-aid Acid Test Summary & Study Guide Description. The Electric Kool-aid Acid Test Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book.

This study guide contains the following sections.The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test () About book: After finishing Back to Blood, I felt curious about Tom Wolfe's beginnings.

My beginning with Tom Wolfe was reading The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test in I married my first husband in April of that year and we set out on our "honeymoon" which was really a glorified road trip across the country from Ann Arbor to San Francisco, inspired by /5(4).