Books tagged: 1960s memoir

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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.
The Broiler Pit 2: More Memories of a Misbegotten Childhood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,280. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
This second volume of Broiler Pit poems continues to focus on memories of growing up in Idaho's only seaport, Lewiston, during the 1960s and 70s; these poems record feelings of life in a time and place that no longer exist, except in the memory of those who lived through these times, sometimes happy, sometimes sad, most often comical, but different from the world in which we currently reside.
Dandelion: A Memoir of a Free Spirit
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Catherine James longed to get away from her young, beautiful, and wickedly irresponsible mother: to her beloved grandmother or glamorous Aunt Claire or dashing race-car driver father—who had never been a part of her life. She had not wanted to escape to a California orphanage. It wasn’t until a chance meeting with a very young Bob Dylan that Catherine was inspired to make her escape.
Herman's Store
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Poetry / Humorous
Book of poems about growing up in a small town in Western Pennsylvania in the 1950-60's.
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.
When Angels Travel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,690. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011 by Steve Challis. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Biographical
When Angels Travel is a fictionalized account of the international business travels of Richard F. Challis during the 1960's. It starts with his visit to Moscow. He visited many countries in 4 continents. His style is very personal and easily readable. This story follows on from his business autobiography, "Time and Chance".
Crowd Noises
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
Before I began to listen. In my younger days. I ranted. Invited into small spaces. Where my nose was rubbed in my words. Listened to my fellow poets. Bleed. Black. And wondered if I heard an echo. Or was everyone crazy. These were the Crowd Noises.