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I See By My Outfit
     

I See By My Outfit

by Peter S. Beagle
 

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In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. articulated his dream, JFK was assassinated, and zip codes were first introduced to the US. The world was monumentally changing and changing fast. But in the eyes of future fantasy author Peter Beagle and his best friend Phil, it wasn't changing fast enough. For these two twenty-something beatnik Jews from the Bronx, change was

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In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. articulated his dream, JFK was assassinated, and zip codes were first introduced to the US. The world was monumentally changing and changing fast. But in the eyes of future fantasy author Peter Beagle and his best friend Phil, it wasn't changing fast enough. For these two twenty-something beatnik Jews from the Bronx, change was something you chased after night and day across the country on the trembling seat of a motor scooter.

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Time
… an enchanted journey recounted with the special magic of a born troubadour.
San Francisco Chronicle
An original and sustained performance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933572079
Publisher:
Centro Books
Publication date:
05/28/2007
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
5.36(w) x 8.23(h) x 0.72(d)

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Louis Untermeyer
full of the gaiety and the gusto of youth, candid, uncompromising, unashamedly high–hearted.

Meet the Author

Peter S. Beagle is one of the world's best-loved fantasy authors and screenwriters. His best known book, The Last Unicorn, was published in 1968 and was made into a popular animated film in 1982. Beagle also wrote the screenplay to the 1978 animated The Lord of the Rings movie and others. He has written and contributed to more than 30 novels and story collections, including his first book A Fine and Private Place and well-received The Folk of the Air. In 2011 he was presented with the World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement.

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