C.J. Stone's book is a poignant, elegiac, and very funny search for what's left of the hippies. It's hard to know where the hippie movement begins. It's even harder to know where it ends. There were hippies long before they were ever called hippies, and there were hippies long after the hippie movement was dead. It's a generic term that means vaguely fluffyand idealistic with a cosmic turn of phrase. It means naive and optimistic and hopeless with money. It refers to middle-aged pot-fiends who've reached the age of fifty ...

Last of the Hippies 1999, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571193134