Books tagged: the fifties

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Plastic Ozone Daydream: The Corvette Chronicles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,550. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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.
Tuppenny Hat Detective
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Price: Free! Words: 89,630. Language: British English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Was the old Star woman murdered? Young Billy Perks, who found her body, is sure she was, but the authorities disagree. Their haste to close the case heightens Billy's suspicions. He and his pals Yvonne Sparkes and Kick Morely decide to investigate, unwittingly provoking a long hidden killer and unearthing secrets of wartime conspiracy and betrayal. a nostalgic mystery story set in Sheffield, Engl
My Marian Year
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You set the price! Words: 123,640. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A fictional auto-biography describing the daily life of a ten-year-old boy growing up in a Catholic working class family in suburban Auckland, New Zealand, in 1954. The suthor's simple, unvarnished, plain language gives the reader a taste of daily life in suburban New Zealand in 1954. Full of detail and always informative, entertaining and amusing.
Through Their Strange Hours
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Through Their Strange Hours consists of four stories set in southern Illinois between 1958 and 1970. The stories involve baseball, Famous Monsters, cats, rock & roll, Elvis, The Beatles, Micky Mantle, and love. They involve, too, The Prophet of Doom, blight, brawls, drugs, Vietnam, busts, betrayal, and death.