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Out Of Time: Surviving the Sixties

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Out of Time: Surviving the Sixties

OUT OF TIME: SURVIVING THE SIXTIES is a memoir of a turbulent decade that remains iconic in the American imagination, especially in the wake of the troubled Spring and Summer of 2020, which in a recent Wall Street Journal column Daniel Henninger compared to 1967 by writing, “It was like the Summer of Love…without the Love.”

Set in a still bucolic Long Island, at a boarding school on Narragansett Bay, in San Francisco, Woodstock, Washington and at Minnesota Outward Bound, OUT OF TIME: SURVIVING THE SIXTIES chronicles a coming of age filled with intensity, uncertainty, radicalized politics, and the search for drugs, sex, rock ‘n roll, and God.

Author's Bio

James P. MacGuire’s journalism and poetry have been appeared in many national publications.  He is the author or co-author of fourteen books and two beloved sons, Pierce and Rhoads.  His most recent books are Real Lace Revisited (2017) and Worlds Within Worlds: A Father’s Poems and Prayers (2018).

Jamie MacGuire lives in New York with the sublime Michelle Coppedge and travels frequently to Austin to visit his children and their beautiful ladies, Alex and Isabel, and his heavenly grandchildren, P.J. and Walker.

My Books

Out of Time: Surviving the Sixties

Worlds Within Worlds

Real Lace Revisited

 
 Praise For
Out of Time: Surviving the Sixties
 

"Out of Time: Surviving the Sixties is a wonderful account of a fascinating decade. The author is the perfect person to have written this recollection because he is honest and humble.
It is full of detail and history. Even if you are younger, and didn’t grow up in the Sixties, were never a hippie, didn’t go to a boarding school run by monks, or have the poetic experience of going to Outward Bound, you will adore Out of Time: Surviving the Sixties by James P. MacGuire. It is not just brilliant, it is totally fun."

Jean Katherine Baldridge

 
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