Books tagged: 1960

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With a Little Help
Series: Tales from the Eastern Shore, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,860. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Donny Wilson's act of desperation ends when Jake Sanders saves his life. It becomes a new beginning as he finds in Jake more than friendship, more than affection, more, even, than a lover; and with the help of their mutual friend Maggie, Donny discovers things about himself he never knew. But his history is about to rediscover him, with fury burning in its heart and hatred curdling its soul.
The Boy and the Ogre
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,100. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
In 1960, George Pushkin is struggling with paranoia, convinced the KGB is out to kill him. Trying to do his best for his family, he takes his family to America, only to find he has brought his demons with him. A coming of age story unlike any other, THE BOY AND THE OGRE relates the flight to freedom, as Michel struggles against the physical and psychological strictures of his troubled stepfather.
Demon Child
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,740. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016 by Jezebel Jorge. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A teenage girl comes to terms with her abusive childhood by seeking emancipation in order to find her first love and embrace her powers as a witch.
Crônicas ... essas velhas histórias
Price: Free! Words: 47,320. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Essay » Sociology
O autor traz reminicencias de sua vida campeira do sul do Brasil nós anos 50 e 60 do século XX, "urbanoíde" e profissional.
To Kill a Mockingbird: A Reader's Guide to the Harper Lee Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Included in this new guide to To Kill a Mockingbird: a biography of author Harper Lee, a look at the book's context and literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and an examination of critical questions and essay topics. This is the definitive guide to To Kill a Mockingbird - concise, unlocking its confusing aspects, making the book accessible and enjoyable, and easy to read.
Bagging The Bunny
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,960. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A personal account of growing up during the idealistic 1950's and entering adulthood during the 1960's is provided through true stories about people who use wit, half-wit and a sense of adventure to tackle life's challenges. Hilarious failures and uplifting successes show that everyday activities provide people with opportunities to paint their lives brightly and boldly.
Murder at Newberry's
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A woman who waitresses at the five and dime during the 1960s is accused of murder.
Payola Bribery In The Record Business And Television
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Payola, or paying disc jockeys and other radio and television employees to play particular songs, was the subject of Congressional hearings in 1959 and 1960. Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand, was summoned to testify before a House subcommittee of investigators. At issue was censorship, the suspension of radio and television station licenses, etc. The lessons of payola are pertinent today.
The Tragic Life of Film Actress Lynne Baggett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Lynne Baggett was not a successful film star. The highlight of her career was a 1948 marriage to Hollywood producer Sam Spiegel. She played mostly uncredited parts in movies. Baggett experienced a spiral of despair which led to suicide in 1960. Like Marilyn Monroe pills were found close to her bedside. Unique to Lynne was her progressive disintegration after a car accident that killed a young man.
The Dutch Doctor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,160. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » General
1960, Indonesia. The tropical paradise is facing depression and dictatorship. Nursing student Heidi West is so determined not to be offered up on a marital auction block by her mother that she accepts a post that no other student has been willing to take: a post as a surgeon's assistant off the coast of Java.