Books tagged: 60s

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Plastic Ozone Daydream: The Corvette Chronicles
By Floyd M. Orr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,550. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Plastic Ozone Daydream combines fact and fantasy on a wild ride through the birth, growth, and maturity of the sports car in America during the turbulent half-century, 1950-2000. Plastic Ozone Daydream is intended to be both fun to read and challenging to the intellect, taking the reader on a journey he never knew existed— through the crossroads of his own mind. Look deeply into the reflection.
Mann on Film: It's a Mad World and other essays
By S. E. Mann
Price: Free! Words: 29,170. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
S.E. Mann celebrates American cinema and culture in this first in a series of books on entertainment. From his Tokyo hideaway, S.E. Mann offers up a blue plate special of juicy insight garnished with humor and gushing with delicious admiration for America's most beloved institution, Hollywood.
Road To Chupadero
By Philip Wooldridge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2010 by Four Moons Books. Category: Fiction
Having given up on the world, a Vietnam veteran and loner reflects upon his life, and contemplates his end days, while traveling the back roads from West Texas to New Mexico.
Second Chance
By Chet Williamson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,370. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction
Woody Robinson, a successful musician, gathers his baby boomer friends and recreates an evening in 1969 out of nostalgia for his long dead love, Tracy. By the evening's end, Tracy is back in Woody's life as though she had never left. But there is another change as well, a shocking one. His name is Pan. An environmental terrorist who wants to save the world by destroying humanity.
Silent Scream: a Groovy Mystery Caper
By James Huskins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,240. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Fiction
Old secrets, a Hollywood legend and murder.... It's 1960. Nora Bates, a silent-film star known as "Lil' Screamer", is publishing her memoirs loaded with old Hollywood's dirty little secrets, unless someone freeze-frames her in a final silent scream.
Daniel
By David Grace
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 61,040. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010. Category: Fiction
In 1968 Major Daniel Leighton's F-4 was shot down over North Vietnam. Leighton made his way to the ocean. Just as he was about to sail onto the Gulf of Tonkin where he might be spotted by Air/Sea Rescue, he was captured and taken the Hoa Lo Prison, the infamous Hanoi Hilton. There Leighton underwent emotional and terrifying events but survived and came home. That's about 60% of the story.
The Kiss
By Brian Jackson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
"My name is Steve Merriman and I'm eleven years old... Today, March 11th, 1969, after school, I have to kiss a girl." Thus begins the charming story of the longest day in a young boy's life. Here, for the first time as a standalone story is a remembrance from days gone by when: drop drills were performed to prepare for the bomb, girls had koodies, and a first kiss was both scary and enthralling.
Sex, Dead Dogs And Me
By Ed Williams
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,700. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2011 by Champagne Books. Category: Fiction
Life for a young man in the deep, rural "Ward Cleaver-less" South of the sixties and seventies sure ain't redeeming but it sure is fun!
Shameful Innocence
By Mark Goodeill
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 135,470. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Category: Fiction
All Steve wanted was to earn a little money that summer in 1969 before returning to complete his senior year of high school. By the end of that summer he had determined to commit suicide rather than live with the consequences of his actions. What type of sin must be committed that would drive a good Christian kid to choose hell over living with himself the rest of his life?
Out From The Woods
By Steven Ehrlick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 140,760. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
In 1956, four men dug up the grave of the legendary Canadian artist Tom Thomson only to discover the bones of an anonymous Indian. This mysterious discovery unravels in the 1960’s as we follow the Ontario summers of Alex Cutler, a camper who comes under the spell of a beautiful wild child from Buffalo and the tutelage of Thomas Tucker – canoe guide, artist and keeper of Tom Thomson's secrets.