Books tagged: 50s

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Remember the Girl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,400. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
In the summer of 1950, a young girl looked down from her window enchanted with the arrangements for that evening’s party. On the lawn, musicians tuned their instruments and servers set tables that dripped with roses cut straight from the garden. Most beautiful of all was her mother. She could not have known that in a few brief hours, her world would be shattered by tragedy.
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.
One Cool Customer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016 by Torquere Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Rodney is the bad boy with the reputation that keeps him standing somehow. Chester is the lonely one that finds his heart wanting Rodney, even with his bad reputation being well known.
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...
The Taste of Her
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,090. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013 by Less Than Three Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
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.
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. 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.