Fine in fine dust jacket. SIGNED/inscribed 'Make some good news of your own' by author on title page (no personalization). 1st edition, 1st printing, complete number line. As new, looks unread. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 224 p. Audience: General/trade. Nisker is an author, radio commentator, comedian, and Buddhist meditation instructor. Nisker is a longtime fixture on San Francisco radio station KFOG. He has become well known for the catchphrase, 'If you don't like the news...go out and make some of your own'. He is the author of a book by that name as well as 'Crazy Wisdom Saves the World Again! : Handbook for a Spiritual Revolution' and 'The Big Bang, The Buddha, and the Baby Boom: The Spiritual Experiments of My Generation'. Where possible, all books come with dust jacket in a protective mylar sleeve, sealed in a ziplock bag, wrapped in bubble wrap, shipped in a box.
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR. First Ed; First Printing indicated. Very Near Fine in Very Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. Book shows small, faint smudge at top edge rear panel; else flawless; binding square and secure; text clean. DJ shows barely discernible rubbing; else flawless; price unclipped; mylar-protected. Overall, very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder. NOT a Book-Club Edition. NOT an Ex-Library copy. 8vo. 204pp. Hardback with DJ. Wes "Scoop" Nisker, a self-professed Buddhist traces the spiritual history of a generation from the questioning of our parents values to living under the current George W. Bush conservative climate. He cover the beatniks, hippies, drugs, the importance of music, the disillusionment with the sixties, the turn towards introspection and fascination with eastern philosophies, the "me" decade of the eighties and the subsequent current apathy. This is a fine documentation of a unique generation that grew up during a time of unprecedented prosperity and had trouble figuring out what to do with it. The author is not only a witness to this process but is also a participant and shares many personal stories from each many eras. As a former disk jockey from the once very progressive San Francisco KSAN radio station, he met and interacted with key players who influenced this generation like Allen Watts. He is also honest enough to write about his own doubts, misgivings and personal confusion, which is symbolic of this generation.
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