Season of the Witch: Enchantment, Terror and Deliverance in the City of Love (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, May 8, 2012 - History - 480 pages
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Salon founder David Talbot chronicles the cultural history of San Francisco and from the late 1960s to the early 1980s when figures such as Harvey Milk, Janis Joplin, Jim Jones, and Bill Walsh helped usher from backwater city to thriving metropolis.
  

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Review: Season of the Witch: Enchantment, Terror and Deliverance in the City of Love

User Review  - Daniel Kipp - Goodreads

Wonderful book, the transformations of San Francisco, focusing on the 60's, 70's, into the 80's. So much happened in the city, mostly positive, but also some darkness. I lived through those times, and ... Read full review

Review: Season of the Witch: Enchantment, Terror and Deliverance in the City of Love

User Review  - Canice - Goodreads

I have eight linear feet of books on San Francisco, and this is the first I've read on the city's more recent history: The 1960s never interested me, and the 70s to me are broken glass, decaying ... Read full review

Contents

Wild Irish Rogues 1 PART ONE Enchantment Saturday Afternoon
21
Dead Men Dancing
26
The Walled City
32
The Free City
36
The Lost Children of Windy Feet
42
Street Medicine
51
Murder on Shakedown Street
60
The Napoleon ofRock
68
Slouching Toward San Francisco
275
26
284
Exodus
290
Rapture in the Jungle
298
The Reckoning
305
A Tale ofTwo Cities
311
Day of the Gun
322
Deliverance
337

The Daily Circus
76
San Franciscos Morning Kiss
84
Radio Free America
90
The Palace of Golden Cocks
98
Terror
109
A Death in the Family
111
Lucifer Rising
123
A Knife DownYour Throat Benevolent Dictator
144
xv
152
Loves Last Stand
156
Dungeons and Dragons
169
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Black and White and Red All Over
204
21
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San Francisco Satyricon
233
Civic War
248
Inside Man
267
32
339
The Center Holds
350
Strange Angels
358
Playing Against God
376
36
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Epilogue
405
Season of the Witch Playlist
407
Sources
409
Index
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About the author (2012)

David Talbot, author of the New York Times bestseller Brothers: The Hidden History of the Kennedy Years, is the founder and CEO of Salon. He lives in San Francisco.

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