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The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Bantam Dell Pub Group
Publication date November 1, 1999
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780553380644
ISBN-10 0553380648
Dimensions 1 by 5.75 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $17.00
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Wolfe details his wild cross-country ride with Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters, offering a vivid portrayal of the hippy subculture in its own joyful, psychedelic, excessive, and terrifying colors. Reprint. NYT. description: Product Description: Tom Wolfe's much-discussed kaleidoscopic non-fiction novel chronicles the tale of novelist Ken Kesey and his band of Merry Pranksters. In the 1960s, Kesey led a group of psychedelic sympathizers around the country in a painted bus, presiding over LSD-induced "acid tests" all along the way. Long considered one of the greatest books about the history of the hippies, Wolfe's ability to research like a reporter and simultaneously evoke the hallucinogenic indulgence of the era ensures that this book, written in 1967, will live long in the counter-culture canon of American literature.

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Reissue edition from Farrar Straus & Giroux (December 1, 1987)
9780374147044 | details & prices | List price $22.50
About: The escapades of Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters, a drug saturated group of hippies who journey in and out of trouble with the law
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from Picador USA (August 19, 2008)
9780312427597 | details & prices | 416 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $17.00
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Reprint edition from Bantam Dell Pub Group (November 1, 1999)
9780553380644 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $17.00
About: Relates the escapades of Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters, a drug-saturated group of hippies who journey in and out of trouble with the law.
Reissue edition from Bantam Books (August 1, 1996); titled "Electric Kool Aid Acid Test"
9780553264913 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $7.50
CD/Spoken Word
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Mp3 una edition from Audible Studios on Brilliance audio (July 26, 2016)
9781522642718 | details & prices | List price $9.99
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from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999)
9780808501510 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $15.15

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