Storming Heaven: LSD and the American Dream

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Perennial Library, 1987 - Social Science - 396 pages
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"On the April afternoon in 1943 that Swiss chemist Albert Hoffman discovered the hallucinogenic properties of LSD, he had little notion that over the next thirty years it would become one of the most controversial drugs in human history. Storming Heaven is the dramatic chronicle of LSD's brief but convulsive reign in America, where it would be taken up for an astonishing range of projects."--Back cover.

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A facinating journalistic history of LSD. It delves into the phenomenon I am very interested in, the birth of the flower children out of the ashes of the beats. Once they dropped acid they left their ... Read full review

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User Review  - TLCrawford - LibraryThing

Storming Heaven is Jay Stevens’ biography of LSD, a drug that blossomed in the 1960s. I remember the 1960s as a time of war and rebellion but Stevens argues that LSD played a major role in the decade ... Read full review

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THE DOOR IN THE WALL
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PUSHING THE ENVELOPE
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