Read an excerpt of Maynard's introduction to Looking Back: A Chronicle of Growing Up in the Sixties, and then download the book.
If a person wanted to write an article for the greatest newspaper in America, what better way to make that happen than to ask?
...for the first time in my life, perhaps, I might not be, as I had tended to believe, alone on the planet...
I...spoke of "my generation" more than I spoke of myself.
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