|Publisher||Troubador Publishing Ltd|
|No. Of Pages||256|
|Category||Biography & Autobiography / Biography & Autobiography / Literary|
Juke Box Karma is a search for meaning by a writer coming of age at a time when this elusive prize seemed the object most worthy of pursuit... Follow poet, playwright and screenwriter James Vollmar as he shares his journey from the small Northamptonshire town of his childhood through the black-and-white world of radio request shows, early TV and seaside holidays in 1960s Cromer, with its magical juke box, to the colour, chaos and cultural ferment of 1970s London and beyond. In the wake of the deaths of both his parents, and drawing inspiration from sources as diverse as Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, the Beatles, William Blake and Ken Dodd, Vollmar explores a philosophical landscape of religion, politics, rationalism and alternative culture in search of something real. Blending personal memoir and cultural commentary with philosophical enquiry, Juke Box Karma is a journey in every sense of the word and will appeal to all interested in the culture of the 1960s and 1970s.
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