Prime Green

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Prime Green

Remembering the Sixties

By Robert Stone

Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780060957773, 229pp.

Publication Date: January 8, 2008


From the New York City of Kline and De Kooning to the jazz era of New Orleans's French Quarter, to Ken Kesey's psychedelic California, Prime Green explores the 1960s in all its weird, innocent, turbulent, and fascinating glory. Building on personal vignettes from Robert Stone's travels across America, the legendary novelist offers not only a riveting and powerful memoir but also an unforgettable inside perspective on a unique moment in American history.

Praise For Prime Green

“Think A Moveable Feast on acid.”
-Men’s Vogue

“…[the] memories are as entertaining as they come.”
-Louisville Courier Journal

Friday, Aug 12, 2011

Award-winning novelist Robert Stone hung out for many years with Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters. He recounts the group's cross-country road trips and experiences taking hallucinogenic drugs in his memoir, Prime Green. More at

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