Books tagged: 1960

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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 » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
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.
The Road Back
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,440. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Choc Lit. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When Patricia accompanies her father, Major George Carstairs, on a trip to Ladakh, north of the Himalayas, in the early 1960s, she sees it as a chance to finally win his love. What she could never have foreseen is meeting Kalden – a local man destined by circumstances beyond his control to be a monk, but fated to be the love of her life.
German Summer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,100. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012 by Amanda McCarter. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Beth Donaldson never imagined she would live to see sixteen, much less fall in love. Beaten and abused by her father, a World War II veteran, her future is grim. Her brother, Jeff, tries to look out for her, but he has his own life to live. That is, until a stranger with a cloudy past and a dreamy accent walks into her life and everything starts to change.