Books tagged: 1960s

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In Search of Aimai Cristen
By zanybooks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,050. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2008. Category: Fiction
" Young attractive girl, 24, searching for love, compassion, joy from a man who can provide financial security. Write Aimai Cristen, Barb Box 3689, Barb Office, 1234 University Ave, Berkeley CA 94709." An odyssey through the late 1960's from L.A.'s Shrine Auditorium to Berkeley and Altamont, this novel describes a daughter's search today for her father and herself.
Plastic Ozone Daydream: The Corvette Chronicles
By Floyd M. Orr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,550. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Plastic Ozone Daydream combines fact and fantasy on a wild ride through the birth, growth, and maturity of the sports car in America during the turbulent half-century, 1950-2000. Plastic Ozone Daydream is intended to be both fun to read and challenging to the intellect, taking the reader on a journey he never knew existed— through the crossroads of his own mind. Look deeply into the reflection.
The Reader Suffers the Loss of Dostoyevsky
By Max G. Bernard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2009. Category: Fiction
Who stole my entire collection of Dostoyevsky's books during a party at my home one evening forty years ago, and why? A semi-fictionalized autobiographical account of the 1960's.
Second Time Around
By Max G. Bernard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2009. Category: Fiction
He sought to reach his destiny. But all these time travelers from the future kept trying to interfere. And he says: "I am not a crook, I am a ..."
The Life & Times of a Boomer Baby
By L.K. Campbell
Price: Free! Words: 21,710. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Personal anecdotes about growing up on a farm in the rural south during the 1960s. The author's sometimes humorous and sometimes poignant recollections tell the story of one family's joys and struggles amid changing times.
In the Wake of the Boatman
By Jonathon Scott Fuqua
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 134,180. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction
Puttnam Douglas Steward isn’t having an identity crisis--he is one. As he drowns in expectations and disappointments, the matter of who he is—who he truly is—eludes him. Except for one thing: He’s a freak. He has to be. It’s the only answer that makes sense. In the Wake of the Boatman is a brilliant drama, stirringly and sensitively told, about the elusiveness of identity.
Another Place, Another Time
By Max G. Bernard
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2010. Category: Fiction
Five Stories. A short anthology of stories by Max G. Bernard. Four science fiction stories and a semi-autobiographical tale of the 1960's. Includes: "If Only," "Second Time Around," "Meeting of the Minds," "Warm Summer Night," and "The Reader Suffers the Loss of Dostoyevsky."
Memories of Pinecrest
By Patrick A. Taylor
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 20,190. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The true history of Pinecrest, California as well as stories about camping, the dances, adventures, and what life was like growing up in the 1950's and 1960's in a small resort town that many believe to be "magical".
The Bank Teller and Other Essays on the Politics of Meaning
By Peter Gabel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,900. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
This book presents a unique and powerful analysis of the psychological and spiritual dimension of politics, culture, and society. In a series of strikingly original essays, Gabel sheds new light on a wide range of subjects based on “the longing for mutual recognition,” including the meaning of American politics, alienation, health care, affirmative action, the SAT, adversarialness, and law.
Patriotic Gestures
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction
Crime scene investigator Pamela Kinney heard the bad guys outside her house and smelled smoke, but it wasn’t until morning that she realized they’d burned the flag that covered her daughter’s casket. Her police colleagues called it a small crime, but to her, it wasn’t. She had to solve it, and she had to solve it now.