Books tagged: haight ashbury

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Freedom Bird
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,980. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
THREE YOUNG SOLDIERS, home from the Vietnam War, discover themselves and their future in San Francisco during the "Summer Of Love."
All The Hippies Are Dead
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,370. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011 by Spore Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A coming of age novel like no other. Alex's life was bland, carefree, and safe; working for a medium-sized San Francisco newspaper, until one night it went all wrong. A chance meeting with a girl at a party, a single night of excess, and suddenly Alex's life spiraled out of control. Hooked on heroin and a girl he couldn't shake, Alex battles to find himself and the life he had so quickly lost.
Friday the 13th Wedding
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Series: The Life and Adventures of Pineapple Sam, Book 9. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A father’s trip to his youngest daughter’s wedding turns into more than he bargained for. Filled with recollections of war days and family days, this story will hit home for any dad.
Garden of Sugar and Pineapples
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Series: The Life and Adventures of Pineapple Sam, Book 1. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
This story takes you, the reader, through the humble beginnings of the author’s family to the miracle of his almost tragic birth. Let this story inspire you with the courage of a family seeking a new life while giving you a good laugh as you are taken back to your own hijinks as a kid.
Out of the Bag: A Search for Missing Pieces
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,880. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
We begin in the secreted, all-boys world of a Catholic seminary in the 1950s and progress through Vietnam protests, race riots, and the sexual revolution. A young would-be priest crosses his fingers during the oath of celibacy, moves to the Haight Ashbury, gets his girlfriend pregnant, and finally wakes up naked and sore in a padded cell. It's the boomer tutorial, all about change and humor.
Pineapple Picking Cowboy
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Series: The Life and Adventures of Pineapple Sam, Book 3. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Pineapple Sam does it again in his latest short novelette set in Paradise on his home turf of the magical island of Kauai. He recounts tales of a long hot summer working in the pineapple fields, night spear fishing with his friends and enjoying the cool, exciting nights as only fearless, exuberant teenagers can. Travel down memory lane as he relates the many “firsts” of that memorable summer.
Killing Peace
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Series: The Life and Adventures of Pineapple Sam, Book 7. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
Pineapple Sam has left the laidback days of surf and sand in Hawaii for the war riddled jungle of Vietnam. Delve into this nightmare from the perspective of Sam’s heart-wrenching firsthand account.
Clinic
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The party on Haight-Ashbury Street in San Francisco ended two years before and now only a handful of people remain to clean up the mess. One of them, the receptionist at the Free Clinic, studies medicine with the hope of becoming a doctor, but everyone—from her professors to the staff at San Francisco General—tell her she can’t because of her gender.
San Fran '60s: San Francisco and the Birth of the Hippies
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 60,260. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
San Francisco in the Sixties, the Summer of Love, the birth of the hippies, experience it for yourself in San Fran 60s, a collection of autobiographical short stories. This is the first time a participant has used the devices of literary fiction to put you there, living it. LSD and free love, Haight-Ashbury and the Hell’s Angels, the Hip and the Straight, it’s all here.
Kauai Hitchhikers Exploring the US
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Series: The Life and Adventures of Pineapple Sam, Book 5. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 21,540. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Tourists and honeymooners flock to Hawaii by the thousands each year. Pineapple Sam wants to travel in the other direction and find out for himself what adventures lie beyond the coast of his paradise home in Hawaii. Following his dreams, he heads for the U.S. mainland. Sam makes countless friends along the way of his eye-opening, cross-country journey, but he also learns many hard lessons.