At a glance:
- Author: David Horowitz
- First Published: 1997
- Type of Work: Autobiography
- Time of Work: 1939 to the 1990’s
- Characters: David Horowitz, Blanche Horowitz, Philip Horowitz, Elissa Horowitz, Peter Collier, Huey Newton
- Genres: Nonfiction, Autobiography
- Subjects: 1950's, 1960's, Journalism or journalists, Communism or communists, Politics, Revolutionaries, Conservatism, Liberalism
David Horowitz’s autobiography, Radical Son: A Generational Odyssey, may surprise many readers familiar with his recent work. As a right-wing journalist, Horowitz has maintained and even honed the combative style he learned as an editor of the radically leftist Ramparts in the 1960’s. His new organ, Heterodoxy, offers slashing attacks on the “politically correct” in the intellectual and academic realms.
Yet Horowitz’s no-holds-barred approach to journalism is notably absent in his memoir. The tone of Radical Son is altogether different...
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