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Philip Slater dies at 86; wrote 'The Pursuit of Loneliness'
After Philip Slater published "The Pursuit of Loneliness," a 1970 best-seller that delivered a blistering critique of American culture, he moved to California and adopted a lifestyle aimed at avoiding the fate of the fellow citizens he saw as so unhappy.
From Los Angeles Times staff and wire reports
July 4, 2013