Hollywood to Vienna: A Trip and a Half

Hollywood to Vienna: A Trip and a Half

by Donald Ellis Rothenberg
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Hollywood to Vienna: A Trip and a Half by Donald Ellis Rothenberg

This book is a heady journey through the counterculture of the 60s and beyond. The narrator is the fortunate product of its particular manifestation in California, experiencing this unique spread of years in all its intensity at just the right age. He enjoys a childhood in Brentwood, near the beaches of Los Angeles where he went to school with the children of Hollywood celebrities, and moves, when older, to Venice Beach and Topanga Canyon. He then heads north to La Honda, Oakland and finally Berkeley, before winding up halfway around the globe in Vienna, Austria. The books narrative grew out of the cultural interface between his experiences in California and in Middle Europe’s Vienna, Austria, world renowned center of psychoanalysis and classical music.

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ISBN-13: 9781587903120
Publisher: Regent Press
Publication date: 10/10/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 320
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Donald Ellis Rothenberg was born in Hollywood, California, USA. A part of the sixties counterculture, he is a photographer, a poet, a writer, and a singer/songwriter with four published CD’s. A teacher with a Ph.D. in Transpersonal Psychology, Don has published articles and presented seminars and workshops on the use of video as a therapeutic and artistic biofeedback tool. Today Don continues his creative explorations along with over 30-year practices of tai chi, meditation and jogging. He resides with his family near the Vienna Woods.

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carlos_N More than 1 year ago
wow, this is far out, far flung but not far fetched. heavy intonations of the path of past catching up in the present then diving into the future. what rothenberg does in this tale is juxtapose the conflicts and common threads of the counterculture now seen as a cultural context. he tells of the hippy jew in a vienna under a frightening return to old political ways. he tells of love. he tells of adventure. he tells of the passengers on the road along. in its intricate nostalgic sponteneous prose one is brought intp the movie into the book and onto the bus. this is a beat classic in the new beat up world. carlos n compty.