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The Caravan

Gaskin), Stephen

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ISBN 10: 0394707699 / ISBN 13: 9780394707693
Published by Random House/Bookworks, New York/Berkeley, 1972
Soft cover
From Ed Buryn Books (Nevada City, CA, U.S.A.)

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The epic illustrated tale of moving a community from California to Tennessee to start The Farm. Solid clean tight copy. Gift inscription inside reads: "For the lady, by sending me the first volume of Monday Night Class just two very short but well travelled years ago, helped to bring me back to the real caravan - the caravan of the spirit." 6 x 9-1/4, unnumbered pp, sepia photos. Good+ unmarked except for gift inscription, light shelfwear. Trade paperback in green/red illus wraps. Bookseller Inventory # 31973

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Title: The Caravan

Publisher: Random House/Bookworks, New York/Berkeley

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: Stated 1st Printing..

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In 1970 hippy philosopher-teacher Stephen Gaskin adjourned his open, weekly meetings (referred to as Monday night class) and left San Francisco on a speaking tour of the U.S. He was accompanied by 250 students in a caravan of 50 buses and assorted campers. Together they traveled over 8,000 miles as Stephen spoke at colleges and churches about peace, love and understanding, and the changes that were sweeping the country. Here are the original transcripts of that historic journey along with Caravan meetings and Stephen's commentary from todays perspective.

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Stephen Gaskin is an active speaker on the alternative lifestyles circuit and was inducted into the Counter Culture Hall of Fame in Amsterdam in November 2004. In the 60s he was renknown as a "hippie guru." Along with 250 of his students, he founded The Farm, one of the largest alternative communities in the U.S. Stephen still lives on The Farm in Tennessee.

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