:: randy rhody, the hippie hitchhiker from nebraska

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:: In 1966 a teenage drifter without a safety net roams America's highways for 22,000 reckless miles, seeking highest perfect wisdom and finding notoriety as a vagabond poet, until he encounters the limitations of language.

:: Randy Rhody's historical memoir The Hippie Hitchhiker from Nebraska sweeps away clichés of flower children, desperate addicts, and militant radicals to bring you a roadside view of the '60s not seen by historians, journalists, or celebrities.

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:: travel map
:: comparative timeline 1966 -1967
:: personae the famous, the notorious, & the complete unknowns
:: photo blog visual supplement


:: in Beatdom literary journal

Allen Ginsberg in Nebraska
The year is 1966.
World-renowned beatnik poet Allen Ginsberg visits the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, shocking and amusing students and professors.
At their apartment, 18-year-old Randy Rhody and his roommates host a grand party for the famous beatnik and his retinue.

:: in The Writing on the Wall

Poetry anthology includes work by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Ezra Pound, Kenneth Rexroth, Ishmael Reed, Tuli Kupferberg, Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes, Clarence Major, Peter Seeger, Denise Levertov, Allen Ginsberg, Edgar Lee Masters, Delmore Schwartz, Gregory Corso, Douglas Blazek, Leroi Jones, D. A. Levy, Julius Lester, Randy Rhody, e. e. cummings, Kenneth Patchen, Chief Joseph, Peter La Farge, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Charles Bukowski, Walter Lowenfels, Carl Sandburg, Vachel Lindsay, Robert Bly, Emily Dickinson, Archibald Macleish, and Woody Guthrie.

The Writing on the Wall, Walter Lowenfels

The Writing on the Wall

Hardcover, July 1969.
Walter Lowenfels, editor.
Doubleday, publisher.

ISBN-10: 0385017448.
ISBN-13: 978-0385017442.
WorldCat OCLC 70233707.

:: in the mimeograph revolution

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