- Publisher: Richard Baron,; First Edition edition (1970)
- ASIN: B000MZ8K82
- Package Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.6 x 0.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #15,045,385 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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GOLIATH. Introduction by Joan Baez Harris. Hardcover – 1970
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1970, hardcover edition, Richard Baron, NY. At the time of this book's publication, David Harris (married to Joan Baez) was in jail. He was one of many young men from the 60s and early 70s who refused induction into the armed forces. He was also a student radical at Stanford University and made speeches against the Vietnam war all over the country. These 135 pages will bring back a lot of memories for some readers, evoke a powerful period of time in this country for others.
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Mr. Harris has written for the New York Times and Rolling Stone. And, he continues to speak out against the use of war, recently regarding Iraq.