Books tagged: 50s

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The Lagoon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,920. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Growing up in 'forties and 'fifties America in the town of White Oak lying in the ‘gut country' around Chesapeake on the Eastern Seaboard, Freddie Gardiner's life will be honed by the evils of the region that surrounds him and the fates that dog us all - and his approach to life will be fashioned after the wisdom and stoicism of his mother Alice. Family Saga
Types of characters in the novels of the Angry Young Men
Price: Free! Words: 12,690. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature
Always caught between vast possibilities and enormous limitations, living with a sharp sense of insecurity in a world where nothing can last and events occur chaotically, the post-war man bitterly experiences the tragedy of having complete liberty to act one way or another while his efforts are never successful because he is never able to master the complexity within both his world and himself.
Zero On Me
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,170. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A limited father-son relationship leads to an amusing recollection of the fabulous 50s and 60s, as a son views his childhood through a prism of “someday you’ll look back at this and laugh.” The suspenseful opening is the book's foundation. It affects both the father and son, and leads to a surprising conclusion, all effectively blended in this entertaining, unusual and true story. Enjoy sampling!
Song & Dance
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
If someone dies in the forest and no-one is around to hear them, do they make any sound? Back in the 50's, a troubled man drives deep into the forest and begins digging a grave...
Annette Funicello: America's Sweetheart
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,430. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Annette Funicello: America's Sweetheart looks at the life and career of Annette from all angles, all sides, the ups and downs. Stories that are supported by exclusive interviews with fellow performers Carl Gardner (of the group The Coasters), Freddy 'Boom Boom' Cannon, Tommy Sands and songwriter Richard Sherman. Annette has told her story before. But it has never been told this way.
Tessa Coyle: Science Police - The Obsolete Prometheus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012 by Postmortem Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Science City demands a very special kind of police force. A police force that knows the cutting edge, can cope with the strange and with the heroism and judgement to mete out ethical justice in an ever changing environment. Enter Tessa Coyle, Science Police. A short, pulp story.
Middle Age Cranky at 100: Fine Whines & Muddled Memories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Howard Baldwin isn't really a cranky guy; he just plays one in his blog. In this compilation of his first 100 columns, he wends his way with both humor and harrumph through the aggravations of 21st century life, but also touches on nostalgia, accumulated wisdom, and appreciation both for the way things are and the way they used to be.
Johnny Cool
Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
it is 1959, Johnny went to the private party. He is a cool guy. Sandra toward him to dance. Later during the streetcars race, the stranger guy pushed Johnny at the cliff to the never ending vortex. he closed his eyes. he went to the heaven and wanted a challenge to win to go back to his life. if he win.
Boomers in Blue Jeans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Calling all baby boomers and all others that want to read about the "old days". I have shared a recollection of my memories as a golden baby boomer growing up in the 50's and 60's in a small town in the rural midwest.
Old Souls Inn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
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It’s the 1950s and young Rosa Farmer can’t understand why her father went to all the trouble to dig a bomb shelter in their yard and then permitted a bomb of gargantuan proportion to fall on their family. Old Souls Inn is a literary fiction story about forgiveness and redemption, prejudice and discrimination, saints and sinners—and what it takes to truly become an “old soul.”