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Shaman Woman, Mainline Lady: Women’s Writings on the Drug Experience

Palmer, Cynthia
Horowitz, Michael


1st Edition
Soft cover

4to. Illustrated paper wrappers. Spine creased but square, with surface loss to tail. Bookseller’s sticker to lower wrapper. Some general shelf wear with some creasing to corners, but all in all an attractive copy: interior clean and unmarked. Profusely illustrated throughout in b/w. *** ‘The first collection of women’s writings on their experiences with mind-altering drugs.’ With short biographies and excerpts from the writings of (amongst others): Anna Kavan, George Sand, Susan Sontag, Edith Piaf, Louisa May Alcott, Edith Wharton, Billie Holiday, Maria Sabina, Anita Hoffman, Charlotte Bronte. Diane di Prima. Sarah Bernhardt, Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Margaret Fuller, Anais Nin and Laura Huxley.

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Book Details

AuthorPalmer, Cynthia
Horowitz, Michael
Publisher PlaceNew York
Publisher Year1982
Book ConditionVery Good
Binding TypeSoft cover
Edition1st Edition