Even before he had one book published, Jack was one of those people you could feel was very special.
I was part of it, and I am still part of it today in terms of what it means to a whole new generation of people who are interested in the enduring energy, achievements, spirit and creativity that exemplified our era.
I wish to share and pass down some of my generation's traits, and encourage young people to create their own art, music, and literature.
That is the way a great master carpenter feels, or an architect or composer or anyone who creates anything - people want to be appreciated for what they have done.
The idea of the peace movement and of people who spent their entire lives trying to have a more egalitarian, just society, suddenly became swamped by the record industry, by the new rock and roll culture, and by the idea of not trusting anyone over thirty.
The Upper Bohemia people wore tuxedos in an art gallery, and Lower Bohemia was all of us.