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Many of the hippies who initiated the Summer of Love had moved on by the 1970s.
  member of the counterculture that first became prevalent in the early 1960’s in San Francisco — associated with long hair, illegal drugs, casual sex, and opposition to violence.
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  • Many of the hippies who initiated the Summer of Love had moved on by the 1970s.
  • They moved to New York right after college, had me a few years later, then moved to a brick townhouse in North River Heights, the hippie-stroller capital of upper upper Manhattan, when I was about a year old.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • "Yeah, but you said he was a white hippie before," Peewee said.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Fallen Angels
  • He followed the sound toward the logging road and saw the stranger with a dog, walking slowly up the road, looking like some kind of hippie from the sixties.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One

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  • Inside, he looks at her books arranged in milk crates, at the futon on the floor in a bedroom with no door, and whispers, "Hippie," in the same way he looks at boys hanging out in his neighborhood and says, "Drogas."
    Sandra Cisneros  --  The House on Mango Street
  • We’ll be hippies and have a commune and raise chickens.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • He’s a lawyer, not a producer or manager or musician or anything, and he wears a suit everywhere (even to the pool in the summer), but Lindsay claims he’s secretly a hippie stoner.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • There’s a man a few cabins away, a taciturn fellow, a hippie dropout of the Grizzly Adams, homemade-granola variety—full beard and turquoise rings and a guitar he plays on his back deck some nights.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Rednecks to the east, hippies to the west.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • Carol and Lou were different from my former-hippie parents: they were 1950s high school sweethearts who predated the counterculture.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black

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  • Despite the elder-hippie vibe, she was so attractive that I assumed we must be related.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • I think I expected a leftover hippie scene from the 1960s.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • "Sounds like some kinda hippie," his mother had said when Brenda, who had been in seventh grade last year, described Miss Edmunds to her.
    Katherine Paterson  --  Bridge to Terabithia
  • The jungles outside Hanalei town had been taken over by a strange breed of hippie surfers.
    Bethany Hamilton  --  Soul Surfer
  • He had the shaggy appearance of a hippie, a look he cultivated after serving in the Navy during the Vietnam War.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Look at that hippie with the flag sewed to his butt.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • But the bearded, glowering face reminded Jason very much of the giant Hippie Zeus in Cabin One at Camp Half-Blood.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • —But he’s a hippie, not some kind of hardcore salesman type, he said, then appeared worried he’d offended Alan.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • Easy enough for her to sit back comfortably in her hippie armchair and ramble about extracurricular activities and open doors.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • "Hippie," she said.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • This lady looks like one a them hippies I seen on Miss Leefolt’s tee-vee.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • Clary called Becky’s style "hippie-chic"; about half her clothes came from vintage stores, and the other half she sewed herself.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • The hippie midwife led Mom inside and Dad asked me if I wanted to come, too.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • Miss Ryan had come to Kennet from a Catholic school and taken over the art department from two ex-hippies who had been fired when the kiln exploded.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • But it was midweek and there was only Baba and me, us and a couple of longhaired, bearded tourists—"hippies," I’d heard them called.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • In his robes and sandals, Zeus looked like a really buff, really angry hippie.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • Fortunately, we did most of our athletic stuff inside, so we didn’t have to jog through Tribeca looking like a bunch of boot-camp hippie children.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • She became a complete hippie before our astonished eyes, dressing in beads and berets and wearing sweet-smelling oils that, she said, gave you certain powers.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • The first time had been in the dusty attic of the Big House, where the spirit of Delphi slept inside the body of a mummified hippie lady.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • There were families sheltered in cheap tent trailers, aging hippies in Day-Glo vans, Charles Manson look-alikes sleeping in rusted-out Studebakers that hadn’t turned over since Eisenhower was in the White House.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Every fairy hippie in the northern hemisphere will be dancing around the Lia Fail at the full moon.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • I figured it was just hippie love beads and stuff But when Annabeth turned toward me, she was holding a leather pouch—like a Native American medicine pouch on a cord braided with feathers.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • Over by the window, sitting on a three-legged stool, was the shriveledup mummy of an old lady in a tie-dyed hippie dress.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan’s Curse
  • As if to accentuate the collegiate atmosphere, two longhaired hippies hurled a Frisbee back and forth while enjoying Mahler’s Fourth Symphony blaring from a dorm window.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • If this lady was a goddess, she must’ve been the goddess of smelly, heavy, useless hippies.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • In the darkened, air-conditioned interior of the SUV, they seemed so ordinary: Flamel looked like a fading hippy, and Scatty, despite her rather military dress sense, wouldn’t have looked out of place behind the counter at The Coffee Cup.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • None of the throat-burning yard twigs you cop from hippies which makes you jumpy.
    Jack Gantos  --  Hole in My Life
  • During the Vietnam War, he was a conscientious objector, and there is still something of the ’60s hippie about him, like the Mao cap he sometimes wears over his braided yarmulke.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • He said he was an artist, although I found out later he was nothing but a hippie dope-fiend dirty bird who had been washing dishes in an Estes Park restaurant for the last couple of months.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • The Romantics were not unlike the hippies a hundred and fifty years later.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • They were former hippies, now New Agers; they believed in massage, fresh-baked homemade bread, and the Dalai Lama.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Dreamland
  • It’s sort of a hippie thing.
    Sarah Dessen  --  The Truth About Forever
  • If my parents had stayed together and grown to be old hippies singing protest songs as they washed dishes after dinner, maybe I would have been different.
    Sarah Dessen  --  This Lullaby
  • They were a motley group: the conservative frat guy types in tuxedos and their dates in fancy prom dresses, the new hippies in Indian paisleys, jeans and sneakers, and maybe for flare, an incongruous bow tie.
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
  • In fact, I look like a pregnant hippie.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Identical
  • She tells him she was raised on a commune in Vermont, the child of hippies, educated at home until the seventh grade.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • The paper sent a long-haired hippie-looking photographer named Joe Wailes along, to record the death throes of the gator on film.
    Rick Bragg  --  All Over but the Shoutin’
  • Ruth had just written about going to Haight-Ashbury with friends and meeting some hippies in the park who offered them a smoke.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
  • "Hello hippie," they said, twenty-five years too late.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • I walked past the swings and the jungle gym to what was called the Creative Playground, built by a bunch of hippie parents when I was in grade school.
    Sarah Dessen  --  That Summer
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