"In 1969 we were seventeen. We listened to the Beatles, the Stones, the Doors, the Velvet Underground, the Grateful Dead, Cream, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Bob Dylan. We read Rimbaud, played guitars, smoked pot, fell in love, reveled against the establishment, protested the ware in Vietnam, barricaded our high school, and produced the first rock festival in our home town - a small city in a remote southwestern corner of Japan. . ."By turns hilarious, cynical, frivolous, and poignant, Sixty-Nine is infused from start to finish with Murakami's relentless energy and optimism; it simply refuses to get tedious, preachy, or "literary" for a single moment.
Tokyo ; New York : Kodansha International, 2005
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191 p. ;,22 cm
From Library Staff
Want to read about teenagers protesting and flipping their high school upside down in anarchic good fun? The year is 1969 and Japanese teenagers are no stranger to sex, drugs, rock n’ roll than teens in the West. Readers who liked Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami and The Catcher in the Rye by J... Read More »