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New York in the Fifties
By Dan Wakefield

Dan Wakefield’s story of a unique time and place in cultural history, when New York City was a hotbed of free love, hot jazz, racial politics, psychoanalysis and artistic expression. Wakefield writes about the era with the keen eye of an historian and the first hand knowledge and affection of someone who lived through a fabled, fertile era with Joan Didion, Gay Talese, Allen Ginsberg, James Baldwin, William F. Buckley and others.

Dan Wakefield is the author of the bestselling novels, Going All the Way and Starting Over. He teaches New York in the 50s: Beats of a New Culture at Florida International University.


New York in the Fifties by Dan Wakefield

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