Marty Jezer Abbie Hoffman: American Rebel

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Abbie Hoffman: American Rebel

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In this sympathetic history of a maligned decade, Marty Jezer, a fellow antiwar activist, details Abbie Hoffman's humor, manic energy, depressive spells, political skills, & above all, his incurable & still contagious optimism. He presents a thoughtful, solidly researched biography of the wildly creative & iconoclastic Yippie, portraying Hoffman as a fresh force in American political culture. Jezer surveys in detail the politics, philosophies, & struggles of the antiwar movement.

"... Abbie, more than any other radical, showed potheads how to demonstrate and radicals how to dance." -- Chicago Tribune

"... deeply sympathetic and scrupulously detached-a triumph of judicious empathy." -- MARTIN DUBERMAN, Distinguished Professor of History, Lehman/The Graduate School, C.U.N.Y.

"... details Hoffman's humor, manic energy, depressive spells, political skills, and above all, his Incurable and still contagious optimism." -- Entertainment Weekly

"Here's the Abbie I knew and loved! Marty Jezer has captured him in all his complexity, dedication, humor, and heart." -- ANITA HOFFMAN

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The author takes a look into the life of Abbie Hoffman. The focus is on Abbie's life as an activist: the social, cultural, and political milieu in which he worked; the ideas that inspired his work; and what happened to America when he put his ideas into action.

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Marty Jezer (November 21, 1940 – June 11, 2005) was a well-known activist and author, active in the peace, environmental and civil rights movements. He was editor of WIN magazine (Workshop In Nonviolence), from 1962-68, and was a writer for Liberation News Service (LNS). He was active in the nuclear freeze movement, and the organic farming movement, helping found the Natural Organic Farmers' Association. In 1968, he signed the “Writers and Editors War Tax Protest” pledge, vowing to refuse tax payments in protest against the Vietnam War. He authored several books including The Dark Ages: Life in the United States 1945-1960, Rachel Carson: Biologist and Author, andStuttering: A Life Bound Up In Words.
 

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