Books tagged: 1960s fiction

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The Dead Alligator on Gunther Road
Price: Free! Words: 14,380. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The mid 1960s in rural Ohio presented quiet and carefree times for young Valerie Baxter, until the hatred and disgust of racism took hold and terrified her tight knit community. Valerie tells her story of the summer in 1965 which changed her life forever while recalling kidnapping and modern-day slavery of innocent victims.
A Complement of Lovers
Series: A Complement of Lovers, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 100,760. Language: American English. Published: May 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Before Masters&Johnson, each man had to figure out what normal was on his own. In this unusual love story set in the 1960s, a 25 yo questions his sexuality. He appears to enjoy a bevy of beautiful women, but his bravado masks a total lack of experience and a dogged adherence to an outmoded moral code.Then he meets a forward-thinking woman who holds all the answers, and everything changes for him.
Dear Virgil
Price: Free! Words: 24,100. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Two men: one white, one black; one in the North and one in the South. Their correspondence reveals secrets that could damn them both but what really happened one hot night in Mississippi?
MOLOKA'I NUI AHINA, Summers on the Lonely Isle
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 83,540. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Julia Daniels, a Moloka'i pioneer woman of mixed blood, invites her grandsons Jeff and Ben to spend summers with her at her ranch on the east end. She shares the ranch with Chipper, an alcoholic war hero with a life estate bordering the swamp. The brothers roam a paradise of fishponds, waterfalls, pristine valleys, and mountains with herds of deer. Jeff meets the Kahuna Woman who freezes pictures of her enemies, the TS who seduces the Chief of Police, the man who refs cock fights in Kaunakakai, the sexy divorcee who lives in the Saddle Room, and the prodigal grandfather who returns to woo Julia. These characters help shape Jeff's sensibilities as he discovers the secrets of his grandmother's wild past in Honolulu and the intensity of her struggles on the Lonely Isle.
Stan by Me
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,210. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"CARPE DIEM! IDIOT." Follow Ollie Schurtz as he ventures back to his hometown of Havendale, Missouri for a Christmas holiday he won't soon forget. After losing his job and nearly being killed by his father, Ollie bends the ear of his childhood friend, Stan Tubbs. The two recall what it was like to grow up in Midwestern America during the 1940’s and 1950’s.
Scholarship
Price: Free! Words: 102,880. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Rocks Preparatory School for Boys lived in its own world. 140 odd boys and 16 teaching staff inhabited the school, mostly isolated from the outside world not just by the boundaries but also by the society they formed for themselves. Like all communities, most conformed, but some did not. A story of friendship and loss at a 1960s boarding school.
Scattered Pieces
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,760. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Katie's little brother is snatched in 1946 it tears her family apart. It's only through her friendship with the irrepressible Marilyn and Marilyn's handsome brother Tom that she navigates a lonely childhood. In college, studying psychology helps Katie understand her mother's mental illness and her own fears. And it leads to a client who may know something about her brother's disappearance.