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?
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
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The behind-the-scenes stories of a young writer interviewing celebrities in the 1970s, the adventures and the pitfalls. This little book reveals all.
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.
The Ethnicity Of Linda Lovelace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Linda Lovelace, born Linda Susan Boreman, was of working class origins. Her father's people came to the United States from England and Ireland. The father was a New York City policeman until his retirement. As Linda Lovelace, Boreman starred in Deep Throat in 1972. She came to dislike her husband who she accused of forcing her to make porn films. Linda's maternal grandfather came to NY from Italy.
The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea
Series: The Fallen, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 65,610. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
A queer romantic fable for young adults (and the young at heart) - love, life, and history never looked quite like this before. "So your life sucks. Couldn't be suckier if you tried. Falling in love with the most hated and feared figure of all time isn't going to make it any better. So he brought you back from the dead. Just say thanks. And move on. Very quickly. Please?"
The Quixotics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,610. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A tale of coming of age in the Baby Boomer generation. The time is 1970 and three young men have returned from military service in Vietnam. To earn some badly needed cash, they grudgingly agree to deliver a cargo of weapons to anti-Castro insurgents in Cuba. Before this tale is over, each man will come to realize, as Cervantes said, “Our greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within".
Lonely Are The Dead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,880. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
1977. A ruthless serial-killer is stalking Bay City. His purpose is unknown, but the dismembered victims are always young and beautiful. In order to find the perpetrator, Police Detective Markus has to set aside his personal troubles and pull the evidence together before panic sweeps the city. His only ally is a reporter with a tortured past and the chance to break the biggest story of her career.