Books tagged: 1960s culture

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Tin Baths, Tallymen & Time Travel
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 43,130. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016 by Aurora House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Travel through time with a blast from the past. Marianne takes you on an epic journey through some of the most memorable historical times of the 20th century. History comes to life as she relays occurrences with flying saucers, meeting many of the 1960s and 1970s pop stars, disclosing much of her quirky and professional journey along the way, including some extraordinary paranormal experiences.
Slot Car Racing An Enduring Passion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Slot Cars have been around since the late 1950s and by the mid 1960s their popularity had surpassed all toys aside from dolls. Sales of model trains plummeted by comparison, falling from a $100 million in sales to $30 million, over the years from 1959-1965. Slot cars have found new popularity during the digital age, with magazines, books and how to guides to instruct new generations of fans.
A Late Monsoon
Price: Free! Words: 5,970. Language: British English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
On the shaded veranda of a post colonial Bombay hotel, two men shelter from the pre monsoon heat. Their generations and ideologies differ but they share the same turbulent moment in time. As they muse on the consequences of their changing world, they confront each other with questions affecting each of their personal worlds; questions they would prefer not to face.
Rogues & Vagabonds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,200. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014 by Zoomer Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Rogues & Vagabonds, Marilyn Lightstone’s remarkable first foray into fiction, tells the story of a disparate group of characters brought together by the one great passion they all share: their love of the theatre.
The Beatles At Shea Stadium: The Story Behind Their Greatest Concert
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,300. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
The concert that launched the modern era of outdoor stadium shows. This is the story behind the August 15, 1965 concert at New York's Shea Stadium - one of the most exciting events in Beatles and rock history - told through exclusive interviews and researched commentary. Book includes rare photos, memorabilia, and never-before published correspondence, documents and production notes.
Homicide 69
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 174,120. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
It's the summer of 1969, and Chicago police detective Mike Dooley has his hands full. A mobster's girlfriend has been brutally murdered, and Dooley doesn't like the way the case is being stitched up. He's already got enough to worry about with a son in Vietnam and the usual spate of hot-weather killings, but this one is going to push his personal and professional ethics to the limit.
Spilled Coffee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,680. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Benjamin Hughes is on a mission. He has just bought back the New Hampshire lake cottage his family lost eighteen summers ago, in 1969, just before he turned fourteen. For the next 24 hours, he has committed himself to relive the summer when his life blew apart.
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.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,470. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
In 1969 Lt. Michael Robinson was assigned to Saglek Air Force Station, an arctic outpost perched 1800 feet above the brutal waters of the North Atlantic. Subjected to extraordinarily severe and extreme conditions he began a personal journey of revelation, discovery and fulfillment during the final year before Saglek was finally deactivated and closed. Based on a true story.
Love in the A Shau
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 155,920. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age
Blue collar charity case Daniel faces certain failure at an elite men's college and waning attention from his new wealthy girlfriend Colleen. Daniel volunteers for the army and struggles to get out of South Vietnam's A Shau Valley alive while Colleen loses respect for her silver spoon. Daniel and Colleen fight society's prejudices to find themselves and more in the turbulent culture of the 1960s.