Split: A Counterculture Childhood

Split: A Counterculture Childhood

Lisa Michaels


In this "disarmingly amiable memory" (The Atlantic per thirty days) that "may be the easiest argument for the left on account that Marx" (The New Yorker), poet and author Lisa Michaels blends memoir with social statement to inform a impressive story of starting to be up as a toddler of political activists through the early seventies. Michaels's upbringing was once marked through communes, rallies, and highway journeys; as a tender woman she traveled around the kingdom together with her mom and stepfather in a personalised mail truck, entire with a wooden range, whereas her father spent years in reformatory for his half in an antiwar protest. Raised in a rural California city, Michaels craved conformity, yet ultimately she got here to percentage lots of her mom and dad' long-held values. by means of a author of unusual belief, break up bargains "a infrequent glimpse of a lifestyles that embodies a time" (Vogue).

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