Gilbert Green: The Real Right Way to Dress for Spring (cloth)
  • Author: Castle, Frederick Ted
  • Binding: Clothbound
  • Pages: 241
  • Size: 6 x 9"
  • Pub. Year: 1986
  • ISBN: 0-91423276-2
  • In Stock: Yes
Price: $16.95

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A tragi-comic story of rock'n'roll and madness, capturing the quintessential idealism of 1968 meeting the hard edge of American reality. Gilbert Green is an attuned but innocent genius, a dreamer, a poet and filmmaker, around whom a young entourage of adventurers gathers. Gilbert Green is a novel in the form of a dream in the form of a novel, much like the year 1968 itself.

"Here is the second masterpiece from the ineffably original Frederick Ted Castle.... The portrait of our life as it looked in the late '60s is rendered with such vivid efficacy that those who knew the time will be smitten with a mighty nostalgia for it, while those who did not will curse themselves for having been born too late."
-- Harry Mathews

Frederick Ted Castle, a native to Lockport, New York, 20 miles from Niagara Falls, wrote Anticipation in 1963-1966 in New York City, where he has lived since graduation from Williams College in 1960. A lifelong affinity for art and artists has led to his career as a writer...

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