Books tagged: 1970s

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Plastic Ozone Daydream: The Corvette Chronicles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,550. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana
Plastic Ozone Daydream combines fact and fantasy on a wild ride through the birth, growth, and maturity of the sports car in America during the turbulent half-century, 1950-2000. Plastic Ozone Daydream is intended to be both fun to read and challenging to the intellect, taking the reader on a journey he never knew existed— through the crossroads of his own mind. Look deeply into the reflection.
In the Wake of the Boatman
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 134,180. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Puttnam Douglas Steward isn’t having an identity crisis--he is one. As he drowns in expectations and disappointments, the matter of who he is—who he truly is—eludes him. Except for one thing: He’s a freak. He has to be. It’s the only answer that makes sense. In the Wake of the Boatman is a brilliant drama, stirringly and sensitively told, about the elusiveness of identity.
Back Creek
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,650. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
It’s the summer of 1975. Eighteen-year-old Grace Barnett knows she should be preparing to leave for college in September. But a strange Memorial Day boating accident on the creek near her Virginia home--she’s the only witness to the apparent suicide--kicks off a series of events that will define her family’s future as well as her emerging view of life.
Dad Was a Carpenter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,630. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
WINNER OF THE NATIONAL SELF-PUBLISHED BOOK AWARD. Six months after his father died of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), Kenny Kemp cleaned out his dad’s stuffed-to-the-gills garage. What he found were fond memories, bittersweet recollections . . . and one amazing discovery that would change his life forever.
Our Lady of the Lowriders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 161,480. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Roger Donnelly's best friend says that Jesus and the Virgin Mary have started talking to him. Jesse Montoya is Roger's all-time best pal, and he swears he's having visions and can work miracles. Roger has stood by Jesse since the first grade, but as time passes and Jesse insists his mysticism is real, Roger reluctantly gets dragged into Jesse's weird world of Catholic dreams and maybe-miracles.
Katz Cradle
Series: Cheshire Katz Detective Agency, Life Goes On. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,380. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An insurance company hires Benjamin and Cassandra to investigate a five million dollar death claim; the beneficiary is a corporation in the Cayman Islands. Uncovering who is behind a Cayman Island corporation is the key to uncovering who the killer is and why. Cassandra has a pregnancy scare, the ‘Katz cradle’, but she really isn’t expecting.
The Measure of Gary Mooney
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Miss Davis’s class have been studying measurement all term. Today, they will measure each other’s normal walking speed. But class misfit Gary Mooney has other plans. This playground tale reveals much about social conformity, betrayal and punishment. The Measure of Gary Mooney was awarded third place in the New Zealand 2007 Sunday Star-Times Short Story Competition.
The Smoke That Thunders
Price: Free! Words: 109,020. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
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"Africa held the promise of changed hearts and souls. This Africa would offer renewed hope and the possibility of love. It would define their destinies. Yet, at any moment, this Africa could rob them of hope, love, and destiny. Chad and Peter were to be tested and refined in ways they dare not imagine."
Dead in Time
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 131,600. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by Frith Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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Thirty years after his death, glam rock star Damon Brent is back, trying to avenge his murder with the help of the daughter of his biggest fan.
PeeDee3, Intergalactic, Insectoid Assassin in: Fafafalala and Dosido my Eggplant (Season 1, Episode 4)
Series: PeeDee3 is Dead, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011 by Tricorner Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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PeeDee3’s latest mark fled to the one place the galaxy’s most feared and least liked insectiod assassin might not be able to find him, the chronologically unstable planet, Fafafalala. Peddling a misappropriated unicyclone halfway across the galaxy with the Galactic Space Patrol hot on his tail and their photosynthetic torpedo tubes fully charged, the bug’s in deep frass this time.