About the Author
Tom Fels, a museum curator and writer, has for many years researched, written, and lectured on the history of the 1960s. His Farm Friends: From the Late Sixties to the West Seventies and Beyond (2008) received honorable mention for the Eric Hoffer Book Award in independent publishing. For an interview of Fels please see http: //wamc.org/post/buying-farm-tom-felsDaniel Aaron, the Victor S. Thomas Professor of English and American Literature Emeritus at Harvard University, is the author of Writers on the Left and numerous other works on American history and culture.For more information, please see the Famous Long Ago Archives at the W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst. Books of related interest from UMass Press include Raymond Mungo's Famous Long Ago: My Life and Hard Times with Liberation News Service, Roberta Price's Huerfano: A Memoir of Life in the Counterculture, and Robert Surbrug Jr.'s Beyond Vietnam: The Politics of Protest in Massachusetts, 1974-1990.For a study guide on Buying the Farm, please email UMass Press at firstname.lastname@example.org.