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Jimi Hendrix Turns Eighty

Sandlin, Tim

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ISBN 10: 1594489335 / ISBN 13: 9781594489334
Published by Riverhead Hardcover, 2007
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: Jimi Hendrix Turns Eighty

Publisher: Riverhead Hardcover

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Includes dust jacket.

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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It's 2023, and Guy Fontaine is an unwilling new resident at Mission Pescadero, an assisted-living facility outside San Francisco. It doesn't take him long to realize that his fellow residents have reverted to the lifestyles they embraced in the sixties, complete with sex, drugs, and rock and roll (with a little Viagra thrown in for good measure). The Mission Pescadero staff, and the world outside, would like nothing more than to forget these aging hippies, but the residents want-no, demand-to be treated with respect and dignity. And they'll fight for it. When one resident's prohibited cat is discovered by Mission Pescadero's domineering administrator, the resulting confrontation mushrooms into an epic battle between authority and anarchy, complete with twenty-four-hour media coverage and the involvement of California's governor, Drew Barrymore. As tensions escalate, Guy finds himself cast as an unlikely radical in a drama he doesn't understand.

By turns outrageous, hilarious, and, ultimately, touching, Tim Sandlin's new novel is a fascinating exploration of how the baby boomers are facing their own mortality. Jimi Hendrix Turns Eighty is Sandlin at his iconoclastic best.

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Tim Sandlin is the author of several novels, including Skipped Parts (a New York Times Notable Book) and Sorrow Floats.

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