[Item #5730] The Hypocrisy of Disco: A Memoir. Clane Hayward.
The Hypocrisy of Disco: A Memoir
The Hypocrisy of Disco: A Memoir
The Hypocrisy of Disco: A Memoir
The Hypocrisy of Disco: A Memoir

The Hypocrisy of Disco: A Memoir

ISBN: 9780811859455
San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. “Clane Hayward has written an insightful and riveting book about a hippie childhood gone bad. She has transformed what might have been and endearing disaster into beauty and wisdom–a testament to her personal resilience and literary skill. This is an amazing story, beautifully told.”-- Peter Coyote, from back cover. An absurdist reference to her atypical 1970s upbringing, the title of Hayward's debut memoir suits her offbeat tale of preadolescence. Born in San Francisco just before the Summer of Love, Clane Hayward grew up on hippie communes throughout the west. Her poignantly funny, sometimes melancholy, and always riveting memoir recounts her extraordinary life up until her thirteenth birthday. School was a particularly happy event—it meant a hot lunch and clothes that matched! But Clane’s mother warned her that schools are just zoos run by the government. From a world of complex relationships, uncertain rules, and constant surprises, Clane forged a childhood. She did it sometimes with, sometimes without, her bong-puffing, Buddha-quoting, macrobiotic mother and her wild-haired, redneck father. Hypocrisy of Disco is an honest, direct, and truly unforgettable tale, and a tribute to the resilience of youth. Hardcover in unclipped dust-jacket: First Edition, First Printing as indicated by number sequence on copyright page. Book is in Very Fine condition with minute wear to fine edges, and light staining to top and bottom edges of pages; dust-jacket is in Very Fine condition with minor wear to fine edges, some light smudging to front and back covers. Otherwise substantially mint! Very Fine / Very Fine. [Item #5730]

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