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By Rob Kirkpatrick

ISBN-10: 1602393664

ISBN-13: 9781602393660

ISBN-10: 1616080558

ISBN-13: 9781616080556

In 1969, guy landed at the moon; the “Miracle Mets” captivated activities lovers; scholars took over university campuses and demonstrators battled police; the USA witnessed the Woodstock tune competition; Hollywood produced Easy Rider; Kurt Vonnegut released Slaughterhouse-Five; punk tune was once born; and there has been homicide at Altamont Speedway. Compelling, well timed, and a blast to learn, 1969 chronicles the 12 months in tradition and society, activities, track, movie, politics, and know-how. This wealthy, complete heritage is ideal if you survived 1969 or when you easily are looking to suppose as if they did.

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