Prime Green: Remembering the Sixties (Paperback)

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From the New York art world of De Kooning to the jazz cafes of New Orleans, to the breathtaking beaches of Mexico, and on to Ken Kesey's psychedelic California, award-winning novelist Robert Stone revisits the turbulent and fascinating 1960s.

This moving, adventurous memoir is not only an entertaining chronicle of American history, but an intimate look at a young writer's beginnings told by a master storyteller.


— From John


From the New York City of Kline and De Kooning to the jazz era of New Orleans's French Quarter, to Ken Kesey's psychedelic California, Prime Green explores the 1960s in all its weird, innocent, turbulent, and fascinating glory. Building on personal vignettes from Robert Stone's travels across America, the legendary novelist offers not only a riveting and powerful memoir but also an unforgettable inside perspective on a unique moment in American history.

About the Author

Robert Stone is the acclaimed author of seven novels, including A Hall of Mirrors (winner of the National Book Award), A Flag for Sunrise, Children of Light, Outerbridge Reach, Damascus Gate, and Bay of Souls. His short-story collection, Bear and His Daughter, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, Stone lives with his wife in New York City.

Praise For…

“Think A Moveable Feast on acid.”
— Men’s Vogue

“…[the] memories are as entertaining as they come.”
— Louisville Courier Journal
Product Details
ISBN: 9780060957773
ISBN-10: 0060957778
Publisher: Ecco
Publication Date: January 8th, 2008
Pages: 272
Language: English
Series: P.S.