Books tagged: 1950s america

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The Golden Age of Flying Saucers: Classic UFO Sightings, Saucer Crashes and Extraterrestrial Contact Encounters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,330. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2010 by New Paradigm Press. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
(5.00)
This informative, fast-paced, Gosh-wow joy-ride through the Golden Age of American flying saucer history profiles contactees Richard Shaver, George Adamski and Truman Bethurum, as well as famous events like the 1947 UFO crash at Roswell, New Mexico. Includes more than 20 photographs, an extensive glossary, a recommended reading list, and seven "Flying Saucers Year by Year" reference fact pages!
Dogs to Men
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,070. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
James Baker recounts the escapades of a rural Texas six-man football team during the late 1950's in Dogs to Men. He follows the "Demopolis Dogs" through pratfalls on the field and growing pains off the gridiron. Baker brings you into the experience of growing up and makes the reader feel the anguish and ecstasy of what is a muddy, painful team experience.
Spirit Falls
Series: The Long War, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,080. Language: American English. Published: July 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(4.00)
Spirit Falls is the first novel in Townsend's The Long War series. It is an affecting story of childhood friendship growing into profound love, a coming-of-age novel set in the empty and hardscrabble landscape of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Hollywood Gold: Famous Films of the Forties & Fifties
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
This book's real meat lies in its extensive cast and camera credits plus background information and reviews on all 160 titles from Adventures of Mark Twain through to You Were Never Lovelier. Most enjoyable of many extras are the inside comments on Ghost of Frankenstein, Humoresque, The Killers, Letter from an Unknown Woman, Nightmare Alley, Niagara, The Thin Man, We're Not Married, Malaya, etc.
Ecdysis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A serial killer is murdering strippers. But there's more to this case than just some loony with a taste for blood... it will take the talents of Orville Nesbit, psychic investigator, to find and stop the killer. +++ A short story from the best-selling and award winning team of Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald.
The Truth About Jack and Ray
Price: Free! Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(5.00)
English professor Jack, an embittered older man in 1990s San Francisco, has a vivid flashback to his turbulent, secret love affair in North Beach in the early 1950s with tormented young artist Ray, who cares only about ambition and his art. An intense, gripping story about a doomed relationship that changes the course of a man's entire life.
Leftovers: A Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(3.00)
In 1954, a divorced and destitute suburban housewife hopes to find self-esteem, financial security and true love selling Tupperware.
Like Clockwork
Series: Clockwise. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,620. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / United States / Other
(5.00)
Adeline doesn't feel like she belongs in her own time, but can bad boys from the past be trusted?
Herman's Store
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Poetry / Humorous
Book of poems about growing up in a small town in Western Pennsylvania in the 1950-60's.
Don't Knock Unless You're Bleeding, Growing Up in Cold War Washington
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Political
A memoir about the Alsop brothers who recorded and influenced American history in the 1950s and ‘60s.