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  • Paperback
  • 352 pages
  • Rites of Passage
  • Walt Crowley
  • English
  • 02 January 2018
  • 0295974931

10 thoughts on “Rites of Passage

  1. says:

    Crowley makes it clear that his memoir is about the Sixties in Seattle, and not the other way around Seattle in the Sixties Which makes perfect sense, as he details a turbulent decade that he spent as first a high school student at Nathan Hale my alma mater , and then as a UW student of which I m also an alumni and leftist political activist behind the short lived political newspaper Helix.While the first half of the book wasabout the impact of national and world events on Seattle p Crowley makes it clear that his memoir is about the Sixties in Seattle, and not the other way around Seattle in the Sixties Which makes perfect sense, as he details a turbulent decade that he spent as first a high school student at Nathan Hale my alma mater , and then as a UW student of which I m also an alumni and leftist political activist behind the short lived political newspaper Helix.While the first half of the book wasab...


  2. says:

    I knew the author, the late Walt Crowley, when I was a high school Fringie in the late 60s, selling copies of the Helix, which he then co edited with Paul Dorpat Through my involvement with the Helix, I got to take tickets at Eagle s Hall and sometimes work the light shows , which got me into psychedelic concerts for free, and later I sold concessions at the first Sky River Rock Festival in Sultan As a scared 17 year old high school senior, I even got invited to sing anti war s...


  3. says:

    Having lived through this era in Seattle I really enjoyed Crowley s perspective on what was happening His historical and first person memories of events in Seattle and on related national events made this a fun read and would be interesting for non Seattlites as well.


  4. says:

    I really enjoyed this lively, well written memoir Crowley s legacy also includes historylink.org, and in this book he did an excellent job of giving the historical and intellectual context for events in Seattle and on the national stage, so it s a great r...


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Rites of Passage On A Hot Summer Night In 1963, A Teenager Named Walt Crowley Hopped Off A Bus In Seattle S University District, And Began His Own Personal Journey Through The 1960s Four Years Later At Age 19, He Was Installed As Rapidograph In Residence At The Helix, The Region S Leading Underground Newspaper His Cartoons, Cover Art, And Political Essays Helped Define His Generation S Experience During That Tumultuous Decade Rites Of Passage A Memoir Of The Sixties In Seattle Weaves Crowley S Personal Experience With The Strands Of International, Intellectual, And Political History That Shaped The Decade As Both A Member And In House Critic Of The New Left And Counter Culture, The Author Offers A Unique Perspective In Explaining Why The Experiments And Excess Of The Period Made Sense At The Time.


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