Books tagged: 1960s memoir

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Brian Jones Rolling Stones Guitarist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Music / Rock
Brian Jones was a hugely gifted guitarist who founded one of the greatest rock and roll bands. He named the Rolling Stones after a song by Muddy Waters. Near the end of his brief life Jones was the victim of mistreatment by his fellow band members, i.e. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Stones' producer Andrew Loog Oldham. This info has been written in the diaries of Stones' bassist Bill Wyman.
Alligators and Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,300. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young woman faces danger—and finds courage and community—in Alabama during the 1960s.
Tinseltown
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,700. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2018 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
TINSELTOWN is my personal memoir of growing up in Blackpool in the 60's and beyond. From the original Mods who laid the foundation stone for all future youth cultures, to Concorde flying across the Atlantic in three hours, Britain was a world leader in fashion, automotive and aeronautical design and engineering and much more - and we even won the World Cup.
Awake I
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,030. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
"The old out-back town of Kalgoorlie has never before been so richly-strangely transcribed by way of prose as it has indeed been done in this wonderful memoir of a child's awakening!" -Kalgoorlie Miner.
Butterflies of a Brief Summer: Mémoires – Les Souvenirs sont faits de tels Moments
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Is a life to be measured by decades lived, or by formative moments shared? On reflection, do we hold dearest the ephemeral nature of experiences, each perfect in its own time and place? The writer shares the stories that shaped her own personal journey. A light-hearted autobiography set in places as diverse as Australia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tanzania, Iraq and Poland.
Turn, Turn, Turn
Price: $2.50 $2.00 USD. (20% off until Jan. 8, 2020!) Words: 83,530. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Sociology
(3.00 from 1 review)
Turn, Turn, Turn begins in 1967 with the Summer of Love through the end of the Vietnam war. As a five foot one, sixteen year old Long Island Jewish boy just graduating High School, his only goal in life is to someday be normal. He discovers LSD, fraternity life, free love, political activism, drug dealing, a devastating loss, a missed love, a life in San Francisco and eventually a way back.
In Disgrace With Fortune: A Chronicle of Harlotry
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,210. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the 1960s Jean takes up the life of a show girl and meets Stephen Ward and the Kray Twins. She falls in love with Vidar who is fascinated by the occult and deviant sex and when she becomes pregnant insists their child is aborted. Leaving him she works in a deviation brothel and writes child care articles. Finally she marries a New Zealand doctor proving a fortune teller was totally accurate.
Good Vibrations: a Story of a Single 60s Mum
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,490. Language: British English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Margaret Halliday's second book, Good Vibrations: a Story of a Single 60s Mum, tells the poignant tale of her harrowing and often hilarious experience of unmarried motherhood in pre-Abortion Act Scotland. Seventeen-year-old Margaret's Glaswegian romance results in unplanned pregnancy and heartbreak but she battles on overcoming all obstacles which will make you laugh, cry and sometimes scream.
By Way of Water
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,740. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A Mexican boy with a tragic past is befriended by a Carolina girl with a penchant for healing injured wild things through kindness and care. By Way of Water is a step back in time, a reliving of a love story in an exhilarating and complex decade of our nation’s history, the 1960’s.
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.
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