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Spit in the Ocean #7 All about Ken Kesey

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ISBN-10: 0142003638

ISBN-13: 9780142003633

Edition: 2003

Authors: Ed McClanahan, Gus Van Sant

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Between 1974 and 1981 Ken Kesey self-published six issues of a literary magazine called Spit in the Ocean. After the revolutionary novelist's death in the fall of 2001, one of his closest friends, acclaimed writer Ed McClanahan, decided to carry out Kesey's vision and put together a final issue of Spitas a tribute to Kesey's genius and imperturbable spirit. Featuring contributions from cultural luminaries-including Robert Stone, Paul Krassner, Wendell Berry, Bill Walton, and Grateful Dead lyricists Robert Hunter and John Perry Barlow-as well as "regular folk," and several pieces by Kesey himself, Spit in the Ocean #7is a loving and fitting homage to the gigantic and unique spirit of the…    
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/28/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Haiku for Kesey
Shazam! (Foreword)
R.I.P., Spit in the Ocean, 1973-2003 (Introduction)
All That Hoo-Ha
A Letter to Jim Wolpman
Kesey's Last Prank
It's the Kids
Majic Bus Meets Further II
The Way It Is
"Here Came a White Cadillac!"
Karma (and Other Sermons)
Definitely the Bus
The Point Man
The Diverticulum
Two Poems
A State of Grace
Departures: Three Heavies Take Their Leave
Kentucky River Junction: A Letter and a Poem
No Further
Walking with the King
The Words on the Page
The Tooth
The Character: McMurphy Goes to High School ... and Gets an A
"Wrong Way! Go Back!"
I Am Kesey's Dog
Stark Gets Off the Bus
The Cuff Links
Elegy for Ken
Last Rites
"In the Pudding"
"Can I Go with You?" Anonymous Gets on a Bus
The Prankster Moves On
Eulogy for Ken
Last Go Round: A Song for Ken Kesey
The White Tent
A Ceremony of Consolation
A Correspondence
Further Goes to Sea
The Day the Lampshades Breathed
"Now THAT'S Ken Kesey!"
The Boys Octet
Working with Kesey
Getting Better: A Radio Interview Conducted by Sharon Wood, with John Nance and Paul Pintarich
An Unheard Melody (Photo Essay)
Lament for Kesey
Brer Kesey's Words to the Wise