Books tagged: 1950s nostalgia

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The 1950's - A Time To Grow
Series: Memoirs, Memoirs - Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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The 1950's ushered in a tremendous time of change for Australia. As the decade rolled on, outer western Sydney gradually changed from its rural setting and steadily became urbanised. Some very early recollections of my childhood and then a description of my home town Smithfield set the mood for the rich variety of events that unfold.
All Hallows Eve: Face The Music
Series: All Hallows Eve, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 12,260. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Comics & Graphic Novels / Superheroes, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
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Eve, the superhero with the powers of Jack O'Lantern, is back! When the snobbiest kid in her school gets kidnapped, our beloved heroine must travel to another dimension and face a villain who can use music as a powerful weapon. Also, Eve shares some handy tips to help kids stay safe this Halloween. Readers 9 and up.
All Hallows Eve Vs. Fantomas Book II: The Woman In White
Series: All Hallows Eve, Book 5 · All Hallows Eve Vs. Fantomas Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Comics & Graphic Novels / Superheroes, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
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Readers 9 and up. The Halloween Heroine stands up to substance abuse! In this thrilling adventure, Eve finally comes face to face with the Lord of Terror,... but at a very high price. 100+ years of Fantomas' history are paid homage to, questions from previous "All Hallows Eve" stories are finally answered, and our beloved heroine learns the importance of saying "no" to drugs.
Joi Lansing Singer, TV Actress And B-Movie Icon
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Joi Lansing died an untimely death in 1972. She was a multi-talented performer signed by MGM in the 1940s. Her curvy figure and facial beauty proved to be hindrances. They restricted her to playing "dumb blondes". Despite the stereotypes she was in steady demand as a singer, nightclub performer, as well as a stage, TV, and movie actress. My E-book focuses on her immense versatility and creativity.
Murgatroyd's Christmas Club
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,330. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013 by Fishcake Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Mill worker, Willie Arkenthwaite, suddenly, and by his own doing, becomes treasurer of the Murgatroyd's Mill Christmas club. Being rude, crude & terribly rude, how will this docile and inarticulate man accomplish this? With his friends, workmates and many comical mishaps along the way, that's how.
Don Cockell Heavyweight Boxing Contender From England
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
World heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano fought British Empire champion Don Cockell on May 16, 1955 at San Francisco's old Kezar Stadium. The bout was not regarded as much of a test for Marciano in the pre-fight newspapers leading up to the event. It was the American's 5th title defense. Even British commentators failed to anticipate the highly competitive contest that was about to be staged.
The Little Garage Library
Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
If you like to read, or simply enjoy good stories, can you remember how or when you started on your reading journey? Did someone inspire you to become an avid reader? A grandparent, maybe? Or, perhaps, a neighbor, aunt/uncle, older sibling? Most of us can put a face on that question - and truly be thankful they were there. Here is my story, from the bottom of my heart.