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We Are the People Our Parents Warned Us Against

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Unaccountably esteemed, third- and fourth-hand stories in an early journalistic account of the heyday of the Haight, one of the first to adopt the condescending but tolerant “mature” view of the hippies.
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Published 1968 by Fawcett Crest Books (first published 1967)
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Sophia
Nov 28, 2011 rated it liked it
I think this book explains the events and ideas that took place in 1967 in San Fransisco, California very clearly, and is a great book for someone that wants to learn about hippies in the 60's. In this book, Von Hoffman describes ideas which were shared among the 60’s youth, and approaches the hippie movement in a unique, different, extremely descriptive way.

The negative side of this book is that it is very disorganized. The text flows nicely but there are no chapter marks or any other sense of
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Sikoni
Aug 20, 2007 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: ella
This one really took me through an in-depth journey into San Francisco hippie scene. It was as if someone took me strolling down streets and narrow alleys to find a neighbor high on acid. Or hearing news my elementary schoolmate had gone nuts.

It's a cool, and somehow sad book.
Karen-Leigh
A close-up of the whole hippie scene.
Karen-Leigh
Jun 20, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: humour
About the hippie generation. Amusing.
Stephy
Jun 05, 2007 rated it liked it
Shelves: nostalgia
These times tell a lot better than they lived.
Lori Spier
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A good read, written from the inside of the drug-addled seekers' generation.
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