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The Resource Fugitive days : a memoir, Bill Ayers

Fugitive days : a memoir, Bill Ayers

Label
Fugitive days : a memoir
Title
Fugitive days
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Bill Ayers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Bill Ayers was born into privilege and is today a highly respected educator and community activist. For ten years, he lived on the run as a fugitive, stealing explosives, planting bombs, hiding from the law, and practicing "tradecraft" out of a John le Carre' novel. This portrait of a young pacifist who became a founder of one of the most militant political organizations in U.S. history is drawn with amazing candor and immediacy." "Ayers begins with his education as a rebel, his increasing sense of horror at the American involvement in Viet Nam, and his growing love for his comrade Diana Oughton. He takes us to the streets of Detroit, Cleveland, and Chicago, inside the Days of Rage, SDS, the Black Panthers, and deep into the Weather Underground. At the center of the book is a terrible explosion - an apparent accident - in which Diana and two other comrades are killed. The organization is fragmented, and Ayers is shattered. Slowly he begins to rebuild his life, as a fugitive, with the help of Bernardine Dohrn, whose likeness hangs in every post office in America on the Ten Most Wanted list. Bill and Bernardine become Joe and Rose, working to disarm splinter groups, helping break Timothy Leary out of jail, creating elaborate false identities, and carrying out strategic, bloodless bombings, including one actually inside the Pentagon. Ayers and his comrades become America's other Viet Nam vets."--BOOK JACKET
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ayers, William
Dewey number
973.92/092
Index
no index present
LC call number
HN90.R3
LC item number
A96 2001
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ayers, William
  • Left-wing extremists
  • Left-wing extremists
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Radicalism
  • Radicalism
  • United States
Label
Fugitive days : a memoir, Bill Ayers
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prelude -- 1965-1970 -- 1970-1975 -- Memory
Control code
45804638
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
295 pages
Isbn
9780807071243
Isbn Type
(hard : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001000362
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Fugitive days : a memoir, Bill Ayers
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prelude -- 1965-1970 -- 1970-1975 -- Memory
Control code
45804638
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
295 pages
Isbn
9780807071243
Isbn Type
(hard : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001000362
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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