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Author Ulrich, Jennifer, author.

Title The Timothy Leary Project : inside the great counterculture experiment / Jennifer Ulrich ; foreword by Zach Leary.

Publication Info. New York : Abrams Press, 2018.
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Description 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 256-262) and index.
Summary The first collection of Timothy Leary's (1920-1996) selected papers and correspondence opens a window on the ideas that inspired the counterculture of the 1960s and the fascination with LSD that continues to the present. The man who coined the phrase "turn on, tune in, drop out," Leary cultivated interests that ranged across experimentation with hallucinogens, social change and legal reform, and mysticism and spirituality, with a passion to determine what lies beyond our consciousness. Through Leary's papers, the reader meets such key figures as Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs, Ken Kesey, Marshall McLuhan, Aldous Huxley, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, and Carl Sagan. Author Jennifer Ulrich organizes this rich material into an annotated narrative of Leary's adventurous life, an epic quest that had a lasting impact on American culture.-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Leary, Timothy, 1920-1996.
Psychologists -- United States -- Biography.
Radicalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Counterculture -- History -- 20th century.
LSD (Drug) -- History -- 20th century.
Added Author Leary, Zach, writer of foreword.
Added Title Inside the great counterculture experiment
ISBN 9781419726460
1419726463
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