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True Believers
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by Kurt Andersen (Goodreads Author)
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"Getting slightly more interesting, but am getting entirely tired of the boomers banging on about how great TEH SIXTEES are. Yeah, Beatles, Free Love, Marijuana, Radical Politics, you were all awesome, WE KNOW. :P" Jun 21, 2016 07:30AM

 
The Broken Kingdoms
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Offbalance is on page 236 of 448 of True Believers: Getting slightly more interesting, but am getting entirely tired of the boomers banging on about how great TEH SIXTEES are. Yeah, Beatles, Free Love, Marijuana, Radical Politics, you were all awesome, WE KNOW. :P
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