The Resource A hard rain : America in the 1960s, our decade of hope, possibility, and innocence lost, (ebook)

A hard rain : America in the 1960s, our decade of hope, possibility, and innocence lost, (ebook)

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A hard rain : America in the 1960s, our decade of hope, possibility, and innocence lost
Title
A hard rain
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America in the 1960s, our decade of hope, possibility, and innocence lost
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America in the 1960s, our decade of hope, possibility, and innocence lost
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eng
Summary
Frye Gaillard has given us a deeply personal history, bringing his keen storyteller's eye to this pivotal time in American life. He explores the competing story arcs of tragedy and hope through the political and social movements of the times - civil rights, black power, women's liberation, the War in Vietnam, and the protests against it. But he also examines the cultural manifestations of change - music, literature, art, religion, and science - and so we meet not only the Brothers Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr and Malcolm X, but also Gloria Steinem, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Cash, Harper Lee, Mister Rogers, Rachel Carson, James Baldwin, Andy Warhol, Billy Graham, Thomas Merton, George Wallace, Richard Nixon, Angela Davis, Barry Goldwater, the Beatles, Bob Dylan, and the Berrigan Brothers. "There are many different ways to remember the sixties," Gaillard writes, "and this is mine. There was in these years the sense of a steady unfolding of time, as if history were on a forced march, and the changes spread to every corner of our lives. As future generations debate the meaning of the decade, I hope to offer a sense of how it felt to have lived it. A Hard Rain is one writer's reconstruction and remembrance of a transcendent era - one that, for better or worse, lives with us still."
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Midwest
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1946-
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Gaillard, Frye
Dewey number
973.9
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • United States
  • Social change
  • Popular culture
  • United States
  • United States
  • Civil rights movements
  • Race relations
  • National characteristics, American
  • Nineteen sixties
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adult
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A hard rain : America in the 1960s, our decade of hope, possibility, and innocence lost, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9781603064545
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12188216
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remote
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12188216
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MWT12188216
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Label
A hard rain : America in the 1960s, our decade of hope, possibility, and innocence lost, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781603064545
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12188216
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12188216
System control number
MWT12188216
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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