Books tagged: 1960s

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Old Snapshots Volume 1--Quirky Short Stories from Out of the Past
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,750. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015 by Studio Z-7 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
They say every picture tells a story. Well these thirteen stories develop pictures. Old snapshots from a time that really isn't all that long ago, but now seems far, far away. Faded photographs from yesteryear come to life in the articulate writing style of author Jeff R. Lonto.
The Minor Apocalypse of Meena Krejci
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,570. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Told through alternating narratives—a portrayal of the last few days of Meena's life and an account of the events in the past that have brought her to where she is now—this is the story of a woman running away from home for the first time and the strong, nearly universal desire to shed one's identity to become somebody else.
The Best and the Brightest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
In a 1960s Chicago where Bobby Kennedy serves as president, Mayor Daley rules the city and Martin Luther King, Jr. finds himself victim to a failed assassination attempt, the African-American community hoped Willis would change the world. But when his chance comes in the form of a story implicating Kennedy and Daley in the hit on King, Willis must make a choice: fame or self-preservation.
The Journey That Never Was
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 105,230. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Back in the early 1960's, as two young women in their twenties, they drove one of the first Minis right round the world, and made it home in one piece. The pair survived and the journey took 2 years. This, half a century on, is Jeanne’s enthralling account of the round-the world adventure which at the time was simply swept under the carpet.
Comeuppance: Stories from the 1960s
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,230. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this collection of eleven diverse stories from the Sixties, Michael C. Ahn presents vignettes of a period when bow ties gave way to long hair. Some stories are poignant, others haunting or riveting, but all evoke a decade of shifting mood in the country. A handful of these stories have previously appeared in literary reviews.
A Derailment
Series: The Rabbit of Usk, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,280. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Tells of our hero's attempt to grasp the nature of seasons, English Speaking People, the London Underground and the domination of Saxons by their Norman overlords.
Abbey Girls
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 44,110. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Two sisters give an hilarious and poignant account of boarding school life in Ireland in the 1960s.
Bundle Up! A Christmas Tree Adventure!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
A family bundles up against the cold of northern Minnesota on their yearly search for a Christmas tree.
The Rebel in Autumn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,890. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Written just before the fatal shootings of four students at Kent State in Ohio, and then forgotten in a drawer for nearly 45 years, The Rebel in Autumn is now published for the first time anywhere, ready to take its place as one of the great works of American fiction from a time when words mattered.
Castro Can Wait
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,510. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Fast-paced, action-packed Cold War thriller set in London and Havana, Cuba.