Books tagged: fifties

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Goodbye, Saturday Night
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,330. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016 by Foundations, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
It’s early May in 1956 in the small South Alabama town of Farmington, and eleven year old Bobby Crosby’s life is about to change forever. Bobby escapes his real world by sitting every night in the local movie theater, third row left down front. There, alone in the dark, he leaves Farmington far behind and melts into the world of the silver screen.
Those Were The Days, My Friend
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016 by The Florida Hoosier. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Ethics & morals
We were all about hot cars, loud music and dancing the night away. It was a time of innocence, sex wasn’t passed out like cotton candy and drugs were unheard of. We did overindulge in alcohol, but our shenanigans were mild compared to what came in the decades to follow. There were problems, always has been, always will be. Divorce was practically unheard of.
Reunion Soda
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016 by Torquere Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Historical
At the end of the war, Jim went back to America, and Will to England. For years their only communication has been by letters, but now Will is coming to America and Jim can’t wait to see him.
Double Feature
Series: The Day the Saucers Came.... Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,790. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
1956: Judy is the designated town slut of Stillwater Creek. After getting thrown out of a sock hop at the local high school, Judy winds up going to the movies with bad boy Hank instead, where a science fiction double feature is playing. However, before the first reel of the second movie is through, the night is interrupted by a very real invasion of flying saucers from outer space…
The Girls and Me: Fictional Snapshots
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,910. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
An array of mid-20th Century women parade through the narrator’s life, who tells their partial early life stories as she remembers them, weaving her own story into the fabric of the whole.
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!
The Blue Nightgown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,410. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Coming of age
A coming-of-age novelette set in the 1950s, a time that wasn't as innocent as it seemed. When Anna, the landlady of a rooming house, finds a blue nightgown in a tenant’s trash,she sets in motion the awakening of sexual desires of anyone who comes in contact with it, including her teen-age daughter.
One Night
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,070. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Bobby lives in a northern BC town in the sixties. It is the summer before university. She works as a server in the Lakelse Cafe and is bored. Her cousin Abby invites her to Rupert for the weekend and things start changing for Bobby.
America's Best of Times And How To Get Them Back
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,190. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
America's Best of Times (And How to Get them Back) offers recollections of what it was like growing up across America in the fifties and sixties. The story contains a mixture of a young boy's personal experiences with a chronological progression of events and culture that shaped these decades. It's a fun trip down memory lane with a conservative message in Chapter 19 "Saving America".
Bozo's Boy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,620. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happened to the smartest kid in Colorado? He didn't grow up to be a rocket scientist! A humorous romp through fifties and sixties America.