Paradise Fever

Paradise Fever : Dispatches from the Dawn of the New Age

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This is the story of a young man's coming of age in the decade when pet rocks adorned coffee tables, "Jonathan Livingston Seagull" lived at the top of the bestseller lists, and free love and limitless possibilities seemed like universal birthrights. Ptolemy Tompkins is the son of Peter Tompkins, author of cult classics "The Secret Life of Plants" and "Secrets of the Great Pyramid", and one of the New Age's most influential and colourful architects. The book narrates four years in the mid-1970s when Ptolemy was growing up inside the outlandish utopian household that his father had created, a household where the ancient dream of paradise was re-enacted in a modern setting; where even the most mundane details of daily life were infected with cosmic optimism.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 154 x 234mm | 449g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747530386
  • 9780747530381

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