For the hell of it : the life and times of Abbie Hoffman / Jonah Raskin.

Drawing on his own twenty-year relationship with Hoffman, hundreds of interviews with friends, family members, and former comrades, and careful scrutiny of FBI files, court records, and public documents, Raskin provides the best account we have of this mercurial figure. He takes us from Hoffman'...

Full description

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Raskin, Jonah, 1942-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1996.
Subjects:
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • "I'm Abbie Hoffman"
  • Bad behavior
  • A thousand faces
  • Civil rights and wrongs
  • White mischief, black power
  • Death of a salesman, birth of a hippie
  • The mythic revolutionary
  • The apotheosis of Abbie Hoffman
  • Busy being born, busy dying
  • Fire in a crowded courtroom
  • American Armageddon
  • The longest good-bye: 1974-1989
  • A cautionary note.