Wasted Year: The Last Hippies of Ole Miss

      Douglas Gray
Wasted Year: The Last Hippies of Ole Miss

A comic hippie soap opera chronicling 366 days in the life of Ole Miss graduate student Daniel Medway and friends from August 1971 to August 1972.Meet Daniel Medway, rumored to be the most dangerous student on the Ole Miss campus because of his reputation for creating hippie mayhem in every corner of Oxford, Mississippi. But appearances can be deceiving. Over the course of this big-hearted comedy of bad manners, Daniel discovers that he actually has the soul of a gentleman and the moral compass of a saint, to offset his god-given knack for stumbling into trouble. It’s August 1971, and Daniel is about to embark on the most riotous year of his life, in the company of his friends Garrett, Clamor, Dr. Goodleigh and a cast of unforgettable characters that includes a mad Chinese cook, a sometimes invisible dog, an ex-KGB agent, and a kindly stranger who might just be Elvis in disguise.
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