Books tagged: 1970s culture

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The Square Donut
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,790. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Sugar?” One question, one word, sweeps Toby Renfrew onto love’s uncharted path when a hitchhiker named Carolina plants a skinny butt at the donut counter and orders up a jelly-filled. Just as Toby is finding her place in the world, the homophobic local cop goes on a rampage and Carolina heads for home to face her demons, leaving Toby with a deeper question—is she brave enough to claim her love?
Le Festival de Wight 70 vu par 2 Frenchies
Series: Archives Littéraires. Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: French. Published: September 20, 2017 by Marie-Helene Le Doze. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Folk, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Le Festival de Wight 1970 vu par 2 Frenchies nous plonge au cœur de l'ambiance qui a régné pendant trois jours exceptionnels du 28 août au 31 août 1970 sur la colline d'Afton Down, au-dessus de l'enceinte cernée de palissades en tôle où se déroulait "the best ever organised" festival of music. Notes et photographies prises au vol, dans l'instant souvent magique et poétique d'un temps suspendu.
Tasty Girl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,550. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Urban
Eleanor Lindstrom is a Tasty Girl, working as an intern for San Francisco’s top underground radio station in 1978, KTST - Tasty. Add dating a stud, attending Stanford and DJ duties at KZSU, and she’s come a long way from South Dakota. Tasty Girl explores questions such as, “Is it ethical to run a gambling ring to pay tuition?” and “Can you enjoy better living through chemicals?”
Levittown
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,650. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A story of a young nonconformist growing up in America’s second planned housing community, Levittown portrays life in the late 1970s with a sardonic eye trained on the country’s time-honored traditions and questionable preoccupations. Set against a backdrop of classic rock, NASCAR and elementary school life, Levittown is the tale of a young boy named Michael trying to find himself.
Our Best Attention
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,340. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Murrays of Edinburgh -department store of distinction. Despite its beautiful, inconvenient and theatrical building, Murrays is a place largely defined by its staff and customers: their dramas, comedies and tragedies large and small mark each working day. Life, death, laughter and some big surprises go on at the store.
All Creatures Great and Famous: Interviewing Stars of the '70s
Price: Free! Words: 17,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
The behind-the-scenes stories of a young writer interviewing celebrities in the 1970s, the adventures and the pitfalls. This little book reveals all.
Mantiss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,500. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Life in the outer suburbs of Sydney in the 1960s and 1970s. Young Jackson Barnett grows up ‘different’. He is not like other boys; he prefers to make dresses and drink cocktails. His life is turned upside down with the murder of his Mum, his inheritance stolen by the Church and his best mate killed in a fire. How will the young Jackson survive? Gripping reading for open minds only.
Evel Knievel The Snake River Canyon Jump
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles / History, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Evel Knievel was in the limelight as a motorcycle stuntman for about eight years between 1967 and 1975. During this period his legend grew throughout the U.S. and worldwide. One night he was drinking at a bar in Montana and was gazing at a photo of the Grand Canyon. He told some people he was drinking with that he was going to jump the Grand Canyon. The U.S. government refused to allow him though.
The Trouble with Gravity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,010. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age
Following the death a daughter, the McGee family faces the devastation that often overwhelms a family. Over the next decade, the parents are wracked by anger, guilt, denial and not surprisingly, end up in survival mode. Their children lean on each other and struggle to find their own way, even if it's sometimes the wrong way. This book follows a year in the life of the older daughter Terri McGee.
Needles & Pins - A Punk Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 161,480. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
It's 1975. Kevin Snopes, a bored teenager from Milton Keynes, moves to London and sees the punk movement ignite around him. He inadvertently gets involved in seditious scrapes, rowdy gigs, bungled robberies, shambolic romances, dirty drug deals, clashes with Teds, cops and seedy media people, and hapless encounters with the top punk bands of the time. Pick it up, punk!