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Burning Rainbow Farm stoner utopia and the war on weed by Dean Kuipers

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Published by Bloomsbury Pub., Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Rainbow Farm (Campground : Vandalia, Mich.),
  • Michigan,
  • Vandalia.,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Crosslin, Tom,
  • Rohm, Rollie,
  • Marijuana -- Michigan -- Vandalia,
  • Drug control -- Michigan -- Vandalia,
  • Government, Resistance to -- Michigan -- Vandalia,
  • Drug legalization -- United States,
  • Marijuana -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Rainbow Farm (Campground : Vandalia, Mich.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDean Kuipers.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV5833.V36 K85 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3419534M
ISBN 101596911425
ISBN 109781596911420
LC Control Number2005036030
OCLC/WorldCa62679813

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  About Burning Rainbow Farm. Visit On a mission to build a peaceful, pot-friendly Shangri-La, Tom Crosslin and his lover Rollie Rohm founded Rainbow Farm, a well-appointed campground and concert venue tucked away in rural Southwest Michigan. The farm quickly became the center of marijuana and environmental activism in .   EXCLUSIVE: Anonymous Content, Element Pictures and Film4 have optioned the Dean Kuipers book Burning Rainbow Farm, and will develop it as a directing vehicle for Room helmer Lenny Abrahamson. "Burning Rainbow Farm is a well written account of the tragedy that occurred when Tom Crosslin and his partner Rollie Rohm were killed by law enforcement snipers during the standoff at their farm in It is a vivid reminder that maximum force is not always morally justified when dealing with a situation that might be resolved with more. On the Labor Day weekend before Septem a battle for American civil liberties was taking place in a small, blue-collar town in southwestern Michigan. BURNING RAINBOW FARM: How a Stoner Utopia Went Up in Smoke (Bloomsbury) tells the gripping true story of how a peaceful campground in rural Michigan became the setting for a five-day standoff with the FBI .

  A fast-reading and fascinating expose on civil rights, Michigan small towns, marijuana culture, and the encroachment of government on our personal lives. Burning Rainbow Farm is a cautionary tale that all Americans should be aware of and concerned about. On the Labor Day weekend before Septem a battle for American civil liberties took place . Directed by Lenny Abrahamson. A Pair of marijuana advocates try to hold their own against the FBI in a brutal five-day standoff.   Dean Kuiper’s “Burning Rainbow Farm” is an exhaustively researched re- creation of that sorry event, plus a scathing indictment of government excess in the so- called War on Drugs. Kuipers, a Los Angeles alternative journalist, is a . The story behind the FBI raid on a Michigan farm that could have become the next Waco or Ruby Ridge—except that 9/11 intervened. On September 9, , Los Angeles–based journalist Kuipers read a newspaper article about the killing of two men by FBI sharpshooters at a southwestern Michigan campground, following a standoff that ran over the Labor Day weekend.