The Resource Naked in the woods : my unexpected years in a hippie commune, Margaret Grundstein

Naked in the woods : my unexpected years in a hippie commune, Margaret Grundstein

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Naked in the woods : my unexpected years in a hippie commune
Title
Naked in the woods
Title remainder
my unexpected years in a hippie commune
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Grundstein
Title variation
My unexpected years in a hippie commune
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In 1970, Margaret Grundstein abandoned her graduate degree at Yale and followed her husband, an Indonesian prince and community activist, to a commune in the backwoods of Oregon. Together with ten friends and an ever-changing mix of strangers, they began to build their vision of utopia. Naked in the Woods chronicles Grundstein's shift from reluctant hippie to committed utopian--sacrificing phones, electricity, and running water to live on 160 acres of remote forest with nothing but a drafty cabin and each other. Grundstein, (whose husband left, seduced by "freer love") faced tough choices. Could she make it as a single woman in man's country? Did she still want to? How committed was she to her new life? Although she reveled in the shared transcendence of communal life deep in the natural world, disillusionment slowly eroded the dream. Brotherhood frayed when food became scarce. Rifts formed over land ownership. Dogma and reality clashed. Many people, baby boomers and millennials alike, have romantic notions about the 1960s and 70s. Grundstein's vivid account offers an unflinching, authentic portrait of this iconic and often misreported time in American history. Accompanied by a collection of distinctive photographs she took at the time, Naked in the Woods draws readers into a period of convulsive social change and raises timeless questions: how far must we venture to find the meaning we seek, and is it ever far out enough to escape our ingrained human nature?"--
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Biography type
autobiography
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DLC
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Grundstein, Margaret
Dewey number
307.77/409795
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ799.7
LC item number
.G78 2015
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grundstein, Margaret
  • Hippies
  • Communal living
  • Country life
  • Women
  • Hippies
  • Hippies
  • Poverty
  • Baby boom generation
  • Young adults
  • United States
  • Oregon
Label
Naked in the woods : my unexpected years in a hippie commune, Margaret Grundstein
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: New Haven -- Part II: Greenleaf -- Part III: Floras Creek
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
212 pages
Isbn
9780870718076
Lccn
2015006811
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898088357
  • 1583235
  • (OCoLC)ocn898088357
  • (Pol)1583235
Label
Naked in the woods : my unexpected years in a hippie commune, Margaret Grundstein
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: New Haven -- Part II: Greenleaf -- Part III: Floras Creek
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
212 pages
Isbn
9780870718076
Lccn
2015006811
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898088357
  • 1583235
  • (OCoLC)ocn898088357
  • (Pol)1583235

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