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Paperbackpages. Supporters called this book “an instruction manual for radical soc No, I didn’t.

Abbie Hoffman’s style was always good, and it is both good, and also pragmatic here. Shoot Richard Nixon instead.

Steal This Book by Abbie Hoffman

At times I would smile to myself while fondly thinking of how technology has made things so much easier to steal, but in reading some sections it becomes glaringly obvious how technology has made it so much harder to rip some industries off. Not only is this a great slice of life of the radical 60s, I learned a lot, from early bulletin boards there was one in Beverly, MA! Oct 29, Ryan Lawson rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Lying to the compassionate is fine.

I read it when I could actually use the info. The info wasn’t really the point. Trivia About Steal This Book.


Hoffman was a moron.

Hoffman was arrested and tried for conspiracy and inciting to riot as a result of his role in protests that led to violent confrontations with pol Abbott Howard “Abbie” Hoffman was a social and political activist in the United States who co-founded the Youth International Party “Yippies”.

One thing that hasn’t changed: The book is out-dated but the philosophy is and always will be applicable. By exposing all these gaping security holes in nearly every industry, the industries closed those holes and the Digger movement had to go legit and was less effective because of it. You don’t have to take it anymore. However, doing those things will get your ass kicked. I did eventually find a copy at a hotfman house but didn’t have to steal it because he gave it abbei me the 70’s had their moments.

The writing is horrible. Aug 27, Ben rated it really liked it Shelves: Jun 07, Laura rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: They were a group of over privileged white kids with too much time on their hands who rode on the coattails of the Black Panther Party and the Weather Underground.

Don’t accept what they tell you, or what they hand you.

My copy is highlighted. All in all, an enjoyable read. I recently discovered a copy of Steal This Book at a yard sale. I begin to dislike the writers themselves w The book is a snapshot hofgman a cultural segment in American history, but that’s the extent of its value.


Take charge, he was saying. Good lord, no wonder the Hell’s Angels loved to beat the crap out of Abbie and the other Chicago Seven. Fortunately, many of the techniques described are now obsolete. He’s basically a sociopath.

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Just steal some, duhhhhh. Oh, man, that’s simple. I had to submit to a search of my backpack before and after reading.

In the chapter discussing how to basically stowaway on commercial airplanes to get a free ride anywhere, he claims that he and a buddy have a sure fire technique to ride for free but they can’t tell anybody because then it would ruin the technique. This is a guy who nonchalantly claims that building a cabin or A-frame house is not only inexpensive but requires “little experience! I got this book because I was curious, but I ended up edte. This book cracked me up and had dozens of tips on how to do things that I was way too square to try but young enough to fantasize about doing–and being a chemistry student at the time, all of Jerry Froines’ recipes for trouble made sense.