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*CANCELLED* ILENE ENGLISH at Books Inc. in The Marina

Ilene English author photo and Hippie Chick cover image

Ilene English discusses her powerful memoir, Hippie Chick: Coming of Age in the '60s.

In Hippie Chick, a rebellious teenager finds her mother dead in the bathroom. To save her from living alone with a difficult father, her older sister sends her a one-way plane ticket to leave New Jersey. Landing in San Francisco, she is thrust into a lifestyle way beyond what she is ready for, and that challenges all previous notions of how one behaves. It is 1963, and we are brought along as Ilene becomes immersed in the unfolding of the sixties during the earliest days of sexual freedom, psychedelic drugs, the jazz scene, and rock 'n' roll. This is a deeply personal story of how one young woman manages to survive and even to thrive in the face of the whirlwind of experiences coming at her. It is filled with a rich tapestry of moments that run the gamut from the sublime to the ridiculous, and everything in between.

Event date: 
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Books Inc. in The Marina
2251 Chestnut St
San Francisco, CA
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Books: 
Hippie Chick: Coming of Age in the '60s Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781631525865
Availability: In Stock Now - Click Title to See Store Inventory. Please allow up to 48-hours for Curbside Pickup orders to be processed.
Published: She Writes Press - September 24th, 2019

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