Books tagged: 50s

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The Pied Pipers of Rock and Roll: Radio Deejays of the '50s and '60s
By Wes Smith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,650. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by Iconoclassic Books. Category: Nonfiction
Rock-'n'-roll and the men who brought it over the airwaves into homes and cars changed the cultural landscape. This book examines the phenomenon of the AM deejays who captivated a generation and helped define the counterculture that has forever changed the landscape of American youth.
Johnny Cool
By Alberto Baston
Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Fiction
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.
Middle Age Cranky at 100: Fine Whines & Muddled Memories
By Howard Baldwin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Essay
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.
Tessa Coyle: Science Police - The Obsolete Prometheus
By James "Grim" Desborough
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction
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.
Annette Funicello: America's Sweetheart
By Marc Shapiro
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,430. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction
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.
The Man Within
By Ross Shultz
Price: Free! Words: 53,670. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
THE MAN WITHIN is the historic autobiography of a knuckle-head growing up in the 50’s and 60’s. The story starts with a devastating disease, moves into the foolishness of my teenage years, and the immaturity of being a young adult. God has opened his eyes to the illusions of what we call “church” and has uncovered to him a truth regarding the transparency of the rites and rituals of today.
The Taste of Her
By Jay Robin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,090. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013 by Less Than Three Press LLC. Category: Fiction
World War II is over and Iris Cole is betrothed to a handsome Captain—but the future is hard to enjoy when she still secretly mourns her lost lover, Lillian. At a military base in Germany she meets the mysterious Beth and becomes something other than human, swept up in Beth's grim cause, and determined to learn what Beth has to do with Lillian.
The Guardians of Rainbow Tower
By Melissa Davies
Price: $1.37 USD. Words: 27,660. Language: British English. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Fiction
A light, short read reminiscent of Enid Blyton, The Guardians of Rainbow Tower is set in a holiday camp in England in the 1950s and tells the story of the three Winterthorpe children who must embark on a quest. Time is running out to find a way to protect the magical Dracogem and should they fail, the consequences would be terrible. On the way, they encounter some unusual characters and creatures.