Sisters of the Extreme: Women Writing on the Drug Experience: Charlotte Brontë, Louisa May Alcott, Anaïs Nin, Maya Angelou, Billie Holiday, Nina Hagen, Diane di Prima, Carrie Fisher, and Many Others

Sisters of the Extreme: Women Writing on the Drug Experience: Charlotte Brontë, Louisa May Alcott, Anaïs Nin, Maya Angelou, Billie Holiday, Nina Hagen, Diane di Prima, Carrie Fisher, and Many Others

by Cynthia Palmer
     
 

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Sisters of the Extreme provides us with the eloquent writings of women who experimented with drugs. Sometimes their quests brought unexpected rewards, sometimes suffering. The selections in this anthology show that the psychedelic experiences of women have been anything but stereotypical.

Longtime drug historians, Cynthia Palmer and Michael Horowitz are

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Sisters of the Extreme provides us with the eloquent writings of women who experimented with drugs. Sometimes their quests brought unexpected rewards, sometimes suffering. The selections in this anthology show that the psychedelic experiences of women have been anything but stereotypical.

Longtime drug historians, Cynthia Palmer and Michael Horowitz are the directors of the Fitz Hugh Ludlow Memorial Library, the nation’s largest private collection of drug literature. They are also the editors of Moksha: Aldous Huxley’s Classic Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience. Mr. Horowitz is the editor of Timothy Leary’s Chaos and Cyberculture and a bibliography of his writings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594775314
Publisher:
Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
Publication date:
05/01/2000
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
328
Sales rank:
1,292,207
File size:
10 MB

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