Ancient Acid Flashes Back: Poems

Ancient Acid Flashes Back: Poems


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"Ancient Acid Flashes Back"is the true story of one who was there --and remembers-- through the cloying marijuana haze, around the jagged edges of L.A. cross tops and crystal cranks, on wild windowpane trips, in the sweetness and sweat of tangled young bodies, in the stench of stale vomit and fresh garbage, in the raucous laughter of desperation and fear. In this remarkable collection of poems, Adrian Louis, a member of the Paiute tribe, beams us back to the Haight during the Summer of Love and beyond on an inimitable tour of the wild side of youth, freedom, and possibility."

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ADRIAN C. LOUIS was born and raised in Nevada and is an enrolled member of the Lovelock Paiute tribe. He is the author of two works of fiction and eight books of poetry including Fire Water World(West End Press, 1989), winner of the 1989 Poetry Center Award from San Francisco State University, and Vortex of Indian Fevers (1995), also published by TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press. Louis is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and fellowships from the Bush Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, and the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Foundation. In 1999 he was elected to the Nevada Writers' Hall of Fame. He currently resides in Minnesota and teaches at Southwest State University.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/10/2000
  • ISBN13: 9780874173529
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 88
  • ID: 9780874173529
  • weight: 141
  • ISBN10: 0874173523

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