Books tagged: boomer culture

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Toadsuck Tales - You Either Laugh Or Slit Your Throat
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,110. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Toadsuck Tales is a hysterical collection of stories about growing up in the South in the 1950's. A young doctor, his beautiful, outlandish wife and their four children shock the little backwater town where they run wild and free. Marijo, leading with a Pall Mall in one hand and an Old Crow and Coke in the other, herds the four youngsters from one adventure to another. Laughter ensues.
An Incredible Talent for Existing: A Writer's Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From her vividly evoked existential childhood to writing her first children's book on a sugar high during a glucose tolerance test, Pamela Jane takes the reader along on a highly entertaining personal, political, and psychological adventure.
Birdie and Fiona Slices of Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Birdie and Fiona have been neighbors for five decades, sharing births, deaths and everything in between. When their children grew up and moved away they turned to each other for support. Finding ways to cope with life’s problems they often come up with humorous and unique solutions to their daily dilemmas in this collection of short stories.
The Zoomer Philosophy Volume 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,430. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Zoomer Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
Media pioneer and visionary Moses Znaimer launches his e-book series with this first volume comprising 10 must-read, byte-sized chapters on the World from a Zoomer point of view. Learn about if retirement can kill you, sex and aging, youth vs. age, how much you should leave for your kids, and many more topics tackling what Znaimer considers the last taboo: age and aging.
The Zoomer Philosophy Volume 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,340. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Zoomer Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
Building off the success of Volume 1, Moses Znaimer, media pioneer, creator of Citytv, MuchMusic, Bravo! and Founder of ZoomerMedia Limited launches Volume 2 of his popular eBook series, THE ZOOMER PHILOSOPHY, revealing the secrets and science to living better, longer, healthier, happier, richer, and even sexier, while tackling what Znaimer considers to be the last taboo: age and aging.
Flotsam - A Boomer’s Vignettes
Price: Free! Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Flotsam contains scenes and pictures from this baby boomer's life. My experiences are no better than anyone else's: no worse. My experiences and lessons learned directly influence my novels, for as Ayn Rand says, "When you sit down to write, you do not need to calculate everything in a slow, conscious way. Your inspiration comes to the exact extent of the knowledge you have stored."
The Consistent Consumer
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 97,810. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Ken Beller. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Consumerism
Behavior-based demographics are dead. Instead, values-based systems are what will ensure the success of your next marketing campaign. Values, not past behaviors, help you better define and understand today’s diverse consumer groups and more accurately anticipate how these distinct populations are likely to behave in the future—and what they are likely to buy as a result.
The Old Man Who Worked at the Cannery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is the story of a conversation between a retired cannery worker and someone who just met him. Read how the man reminisces mostly positively about his childhood, moving up to management within the cannery, marriage, children and his more ambivalent and negative thoughts on working class life, drinking, rock and roll hedonism, and the pitfalls of 8-track tapes.
Ordinary Aphrodite
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ordinary Aphrodite is an extraordinary collection of essays that celebrate the woman's journey. Written by a baby boomer who understands how her life of small steps has created spiritual and creative connections and who opens herself so that other women will recognize themselves in her story. Filled with humor, insight and inspiration, this is a life-changer read.
Through My Eyes
Price: $10.95 USD. Words: 44,110. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This story is about my dysfunctional family's journey through my eyes. This is how I saw it happening with the help from my friend's and living relatives. One of the main characters is my Aunt by marriage who inherited the gene for Bipolar Syndrome. She was a key figure in the Civil Rights and Peace Movement. She was followed by the FBI which led to her eventual arrest.