Flashbacks has ratings and 28 reviews. Russell said: Timothy Leary was free , in a way that a lot of people are not. His autobiography tells crazy sto. Directed by Jeff Scheftel, Andrew Thomas. With Allen Ginsberg, Ken Kesey, Timothy Leary, G. Gordon Liddy. “Dr. Timothy Leary’s passion affected an entire culture and influenced modern world history. Flashbacks, Leary’s own account of his career as “an accomplished .

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Flashbacks by Timothy Leary

Timothy Francis Leary was an American writer, psychologist, futurist, modern pioneer and advocate of psychedelic drug research and use, and one of the first people whose remains have been sent into space.

Nov 28, Melanie rated it it was amazing. Jun 07, Ian Forsyth rated it it was amazing Shelves: Some of the events may not have happened at all, some may have happened a bit differently but that’s an inherent part of legendary figures’ lives.

I cannot believe all the amazing life experiences this guy had. This book retells some of the troubles he got into along the way. In an additional chapter added only about 1 year before his death, he talks about the future and how computers are both the modern means of working, communication, and drugs.

Jul 31, Russell rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Timothy Leary was not just a stoner; he also served with the army, graduated from prestigious programs, was the head psychologist at the University level, and was a philosopher, flashbakcs a father. Timothy Leary was not just a stoner; he also serv Timothy Leary was free, in a way that a lot of people are not.


I found it interesting to see how Leary used drugs as a tool for medicinal purposes, and well as for expanding views on art. All I can say for sure is that, somewhere along the way Leary’s heart was broken, and his favorite song was “Bitch” by flaahbacks Rolling Stones.

I got to meet and spend a day with Flashbacos Leary before he died, and asked him personally about some of the infamous episodes retold from his point of view in this book. Navanath rated it it was amazing Aug 14, Lery book really makes the point that people are not one dimensional. A Personal and Cultural History of an Era: His autobiography tells crazy stories about tripping on acid, falling in love, escaping from prison.

Sep 17, Diane Bluegreen rated it really liked it. He coined and popularized the catch phrase “Turn on, tune in, drop out. To ask other readers questions about Flashbacksplease sign up. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This is but one of several “autobiographies”, although it attempts to highlight the whole sweep of his life up to that point With a foreword by William Burroughs, this frenetic autobiography relates the life story of Timothy Leary, one of the key figures of thes North American counterculture, and the primary proponent of psychedelia as a way of life.

Many criticized his testing, lifestyle, and inclusion of psychotropics, but I found it absolutely fascinating. I would recommend it to people who would like to know more about mind-changing substances from the most competent person – Timothy Leary.



Aug 14, Lil Mike rated it it was ok Recommends clashbacks for: Jul 25, Pamela rated it really liked it. His escape from prison, and subsequent flight, with the help of the Weathermen, first to Algeria, then to Switzerland, Vienna, Beirut, and finally Kabul, Afghanistan, read like something out of a novel.

Absoulely fantastic autobiography of an incredible life through the eyes of a unique individual straddling the times of the 60’s politically and socially. I read this in high school The beginning was trhilling vlashbacks I read that breathlessly, on the other hand, the middle part short period in Asia bored me to death.

When questioned about whether he ever worked for undercover or as a snitch for the Feds, let’s just say the Dr. When questioned about whether he ever worked for undercover or as a There’s no doubt Dr.

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Jun 13, IggyNano rated it it was amazing. He managed to live in an incredibly wild life. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. An icon of s counterculture, Leary is most famous as a proponent of the therapeutic and spiritual benefits of LSD.