At the edge of the continent and on the margins of society is the place nicknamed "The Lost Coast". It is there among California's breathtaking redwood forests, where the last remnants of the hippie generation live under the radar and off the grid. They subsist as farmers, and their cash crop is marijuana.When Peter Hadley, a promising medical student who has lost his way, stumbles upon this eccentric community, his life will never be the same.Welcome to Humboldt County, the intoxicating capital of a radical state of mind.