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Author Greenfield, Robert.

Title Bear : the life and times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III / Robert Greenfield.

Publication Info. New York : Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 Enfield, Main Library - Biographies  B STANLEY    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  781.66 G837    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Biographies  B STANLEY    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description x, 270 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-257), discography (pages 221-232), and index.
Contents Prologue. The Muir Beach acid test -- Bluegrass roots -- Growing up absurd -- Shape-shifting -- Berkeley, 1964 -- Making acid -- Pranksters and Angels -- Trips Festival -- LA fadeaway -- Olompali -- Print the legend -- Monterey Pop, and beyond -- Getting busted -- Two festivals -- Set up like a bowling pin -- Wall of sound -- Growing weed -- Bear's dream -- The land down under -- Real love -- Old and in the way -- A visit from Bear -- On the way home -- Epilogue. More anthems for the Bear.
Summary Award winning author and biographer Robert Greenfield brings readers the definitive biography of a Grateful Dead legendAugustus Owsley Stanley III, known better by his nickname, Bear. From extensive interviews with Bear and a major Rolling Stone piece, Greenfield brings readers unparalleled access to one of the most important forces in the rise of the counter-culture of the sixties.
Subject Stanley, Owsley, 1935-2011.
Grateful Dead (Musical group)
Sound engineers -- United States -- Biography.
Chemists -- United States -- Biography.
LSD (Drug) -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9781250081216 (hardcover)
1250081211 (hardcover)
9781466893115 (e-book)
1466893117 (e-book)
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