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By Marianne Boruch

When she joins a couple of hitchhikers on a visit to California, a tender Midwestern lady embarks on a trip approximately reminiscence and information, good looks and attention. This real tale, set in 1971, recounts a fateful, nine-day journey into the yankee counterculture that starts on a whim and quick turns into a project to solve a sad secret. The narrator’s direction leads her to Berkeley, San Francisco, Mill Valley, substantial Sur, and at last to an deserted inn hotel, now develop into a down-on-its-luck commune within the barren region of southern Colorado. Neither a memoir approximately inner most distress, nor a surprising exposé of existence in a turbulent period, The Glimpse visitor describes with wry humor and deep feeling what it used to be prefer to witness a weird and impossibly wealthy time.

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