Summer Reading B2G1 Free
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Lists | July 29, 2015

    Edward Carey: IMG 10 Best Books by Writer-Illustrators



    As a child who loved books I was fascinated by the illustrations just as much as the text. The same is true for me today, and I'm happy to be among... Continue »
    1. $11.89 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

      Foulsham (Iremonger Series #2)

      Edward Carey 9781468309546

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$7.95
List price: $17.00
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Beaverton Sociology- American Studies

Steal This Book

by

Steal This Book Cover

ISBN13: 9781568582177
ISBN10: 156858217x
Condition: Standard
All Product Details

Only 1 left in stock at $7.95!

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

A driving force behind the social revolution of the 1960s and 1970s, Hoffman inspired a generation to challenge the status quo. Meant as a practical guide for the aspiring hippie, Steal This Book captures Hoffman's puckish tone and became a cult classic with over 200,000 copies sold. Outrageously illustrated by R. Crumb, it nevertheless conveys a serious message to all would-be revolutionaries: You don't have to take it anymore. "All Power to the Imagination was his credo. Abbie was the best." and#151; Studs Terkel

Book News Annotation:

Abbie Hoffman, the most influential sixties humorist/activist/provocateur/yippie/ Pentagon levitator, finished this book in 1970 from the Cook County Jail. It was turned down by 30 publishers, including one who thought it a threat to free speech. Mr. Hoffman reminds us that in "Amerika" [sic], "If we internalize the language and imagery of the pigs, we will forever be fucked," and that "Amerika was built on the slaughter of a people." Provides helpful instructions on stealing and procuring free food and clothing, starting co-ops, and stirring up the media. Features an appendix of organizations serving the people, and a bibliography of other books worth stealing. The reprint of this classic sixties document might remind US instructors to adopt it for class or, at least to place it on a suggested bibliography.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

A driving force behind the social revolution of the 1960s and 1970s, Hoffman inspired a generation to challenge the status quo. Meant as a practical guide for the aspiring hippie, "Steal This Book" captures Hoffman's puckish tone. Outrageously illustrated by R. Crumb, it nevertheless conveys a serious message to all would-be revolutionaries: You don't have to take it anymore. Illustrations.

What Our Readers Are Saying

Add a comment for a chance to win!
Average customer rating based on 1 comment:

caleb Deleeuw, July 2, 2007 (view all comments by caleb Deleeuw)
awesomest book ever. dudes, totally read this
Was this comment helpful? | Yes | No
(1 of 3 readers found this comment helpful)

Product Details

ISBN:
9781568582177
Author:
Hoffman, Abbie
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Communism & Socialism
Subject:
Civil disobedience
Subject:
Radicalism
Subject:
Anarchism
Subject:
CURRENT EVENTS / Political
Subject:
Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism
Subject:
POL032000
Subject:
Radicals
Subject:
Politics-Leftist Studies
Copyright:
Edition Number:
New ed. /
Edition Description:
First Trade Paper Edition
Series Volume:
107-8
Publication Date:
20020231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW illustrations throughout
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 12 oz

Other books you might like

  1. Visions from the Twilight Zone Used Trade Paper $4.95
  2. Steal This Urine Test Fighting Drug Hyst Used Trade Paper $3.95
  3. Nursing Mothers Companion 3RD Edition Used Trade Paper $0.50
  4. Harry the Dirty Dog Used Trade Paper $3.50
  5. The Tempest Used Trade Paper $0.50
  6. Piggie Pie! Used Trade Paper $3.50

Related Subjects

Featured Titles » Banned Books » Literature
History and Social Science » American Studies » 50s, 60s, and 70s
History and Social Science » American Studies » Drugs and Culture
History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » Politics » Leftist Studies
History and Social Science » Politics » United States » Politics
History and Social Science » Sociology » American Studies
History and Social Science » Sociology » General
History and Social Science » US History » 20th Century » General
History and Social Science » US History » General

Steal This Book Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$7.95 In Stock
Product details 352 pages Four Walls Eight Windows - English 9781568582177 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A driving force behind the social revolution of the 1960s and 1970s, Hoffman inspired a generation to challenge the status quo. Meant as a practical guide for the aspiring hippie, "Steal This Book" captures Hoffman's puckish tone. Outrageously illustrated by R. Crumb, it nevertheless conveys a serious message to all would-be revolutionaries: You don't have to take it anymore. Illustrations.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.