From popsicles to Algeria-Vietnam: the sixties that were about repression and war, before they mutated into dope and the weird but brilliant outburst of new forms of thinking. Authentic, detailed   memoir of a Polish-American-Jewish girl growing up largely in Paris. There is an odd break between the fifties and the sixties. Indeed, it was rather like that. I especially appreciated Kaplan’s memories of how the war in Algeria loomed over Paris.