Books tagged: 1958

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Sputnik The Soviet Challenge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Sputnik's launch put the United States scientific and military programs up against it. The U.S. Vanguard rockets began orbiting only months later. Yet there was a sense of urgency for the U.S. to catch up to its Cold War rival. U.S. Politicians, especially President Eisenhower, were pressured to step up testing of scientific and military rockets in order to bring the U.S. forward in the Space Age.
Vertigo: the Making of Hitchcock Classic Special Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Special edition of the the bestselling Vertigo: The Making of a Hitchcock Classic. The new e-text has images, a new preface and additional commentary on Vertigo's selection as the Best Film Ever Made by the BFI's Sight and Sound.
Demons
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,730. Language: British English. Published: July 7, 2013 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
1958. Scotland Yard Murder Squad try to solve five killings and an old murder case when the accused is acquitted. Then, someone decides to emulate Jack the Ripper and create carnage in Whitechapel. The killings continue and, worse, several of the police become victims of the same killer. Do some of the senior detectives have dark secrets to hide? Everyone, it seems, has his or her own demons.
The Boys of '58
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,820. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
What keeps five young boys busy in a small dusty town all summer long? Follow Sonny and his four best friends through the Dog Days of an Oklahoma summer. Laugh out loud at the antics they get into and the trouble they get out of as they use their brains and “God-given” wits to figure it all out.
Misery Mountain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2009 by Vicann Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Murder, suicide, rape, witnessed through the eyes of an angry teenager. Follow Vance Remke as he discovers shocking family secrets and befriends a bootlegger, who teaches him humanity and coal mining. But the bootlegger's daughter hates Vance and threatens his life. He fights to keep his girlfriend and kills a child to stay alive. Vance brings justice to his enemies but at what price?