San Francisco, CA: City Lights Books, 1970. First Edition. Softcover. "This book comes from the conviction that so long as human beings go on building up levels of tolerance against the abominable, the abominations will grow." (from introduction, pg. 5) A fist-shaking Jeremiad against "Man's inhumanity to man; his unearthliness to earth" (pg. 5) by Thomas Parkinson (1920-1992), the Berkeley-based provocative professor, poet & writer. Much of this urgent manifesto.....[Item #3257]
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