Books tagged: the sixties

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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.
Wishing Water
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Series: Luckpenny Land, Book 3. Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 130,100. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Pretty Lissa Turner has devoted parents and a beautiful home in the Lake District. But her real mother abandoned Lissa when she was a baby, and feelings of confusion and vulnerability persist. She takes a job in Carreckwater, a lively village in the heart of Lakeland, where she makes many new friends. But lack of faith in herself leads her into a marriage with disastrous consequences.
George Best & Me
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 110,130. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Manchester in the late 1960s and early 1970s revolved around the exploits of one man - George Best. At his side throughout this exciting period was his best friend and confidante Malcolm Wagner (or Waggy as he is universally known). Now for the first time Waggy sets the record straight on George’s exploits during a period when he was the most recognisable face in the world.
Old Pat T and the Great Bathroom War & Other Tales of My Youngin Days
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Price: Free! Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A compilation of short shorts about growing up in the Sixties. Cars that take off on their own, dueling teachers, Hansel Exposed, Witches and Martians, drafting twelve year olds and more great fun! Read as imagination takes its last stand!
The Oyster Tapper
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
The Oyster tapper takes you into the lives of Soames and Pedro. It all began with their younger years, growing up in the sixties as best friends. Their shared love of Dune buggy’s and trail bike races and, Pedro’s working life in the oyster factory shucking oysters each day after school. However, one day, quite by chance, they discover Soames has a unique and valuable gift!
Long Time Gone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,390. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
An epic novel of passion, loss, and discovery set in the days that defined a generation. Vernon Case is missing. For Cal Stewart, a disc jockey in Harriet, Mississippi, Vernon is much more than a runaway. He is the only heir of Po Case, the old man who raised Cal like a father. With an oath to bring Vernon home, Cal is caught up in the winds that whip the American firestorm in 1968.
A Prisoner of the Balloon Industry
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Thirteen haunting and evocative stories by a master of the pen.
Black Light
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,970. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Somebody murdered P.I.Joe Noonan's client Evan Mattingly. He hired Joe to find members of a 60s hippie commune called Animal Farm,where it wasn't all peace and love, but crime betrayal and grisly death too. The only clue is the writing on the wall "All pigs are equal but some are more equal than others" Noonan may be working for a dead man but he was a friend. And revenge is a wild kind of justice
Through Their Strange Hours
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » 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.
The Task
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Series: Seven Spell Stories, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,510. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The three friends and lovers unite at the request of Aristide the old wizard to whom they owe a favor. Chloe, Oliver and Tristan have not seen each other for nearly three months and now they have gathered to hear the nature of the favor. It soon becomes clear that this is no ordinary favor and the three fall into the habit of calling this favor the task as they talk and prepare for it. YA 17+