Their generation was anything but lost, at least in the beginning. Filled with fiery ambition and idealistic to a fault, they found their voice in the Paris of 1968 and were intent on exposing the powers of repression and the demons of Western capitalism (and what, really, was the difference?)-by any means. But the acts of violence misfired, the principles of Marxism and Maoism became emptied of meaning, and the casualties mounted. The protagonist Martin is now middle-aged; his group, "The Cause," is disbanded; his best ...

Paper Tiger 2007, Bison Books, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803289994

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Paper Tiger 2007, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803239555