Outside Looking in

Outside Looking in

A Novel

Book - 2019
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A novel inspired by the controversial psychedelic drug experiments of Timothy Leary traces the impact of LSD and communal living on a 1960s Harvard grad student and his wife.
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780062882981
0062882988
Characteristics: 385 pages ; 24 cm

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esheehy
Jun 14, 2019

I devoured this book. Last line is an instant classic!

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rexhazell
May 05, 2019

Great book!
T.C. Boyle does here what he does best: creates a believable recreation of a point in time, and fleshes it out with interesting characterizations and situations. Highly recommended! I was sorry when it ended - a very addictive read, finished in 2 days.

Tigard_SeanG Apr 24, 2019

The prolific and irreverent Boyle has been writing compelling literary historical fiction since his 1982 debut novel "Water Music," where he portrayed Scottish explorer Mungo Park. Having already tackled other large personalities like health activist John Harvey Kellogg and architect Frank Lloyd Wright, Boyle now turns his attention to the infamous Dr. Timothy Leary and his psychedelic experiments at Harvard University and elsewhere. In "Outside Looking In," Boyle has turned the staid “academic-life” novel on its head as Leary and his followers try to create a brave new world.

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go214
Apr 21, 2019

this is the one about lsd

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