Books tagged: 1950s social history

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Scapegoat: The Price of Freedom
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,650. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Rae Richen’s newest novel, Scapegoat: The Price of Freedom is set in 1953, The McCarthy era. Scapegoat explores what happens to teenager, Gib Evans, when the powerful people around him sell fear, encouraging citizens to turn on each other. Gib and friends work to stop the disaster that is set in motion, but they discover that turning off, or even deflecting mass hysteria is nearly impossible, and
Every Step of The Way
Price: $4.53 USD. Words: 118,400. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When the Killer Smog of 1952 descends over London, leaving a trail of disruption and tragedy in its wake, 16-year-old Beth's life is changed forever as she battles to keep her family together whilst fighting against the prejudices and social bigotry during the era of Teddy Boys and gang fights, coffee bars and birth of the pop chart culture.
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.