The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1968.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1968. First edition. A just about Fine copy of the book in like dust jacket. The top-stain is a bit faded, as often, otherwise the book is in excellent condition. Dust jacket also just about Fine with bright, unfaded colors and only very slight wear at the extremities. A lovely copy overall.
Wolfe chronicles the adventures and experiences of Kesey and his band of "Merry Pranksters" as they travel the country in a bus, experimenting with psychedelic drugs in the hopes of obtaining intersubjectivity. An important chronicle of hippie culture. "Wolfe's style of journalism was something new, entirely his own, as young and exuberant and frenzied as the period he was depicting." (Contemporary New York Times Review) about Fine in about Fine dust jacket. (Item #5896)