Books tagged: fifties

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Fights in the Streets, Tears in the Sand
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,390. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When Jeff Star begins Lincoln High, he has one major problem — every time he tries to get the kids to respect him he ends up making more and more enemies. Will joining a violent gang help? How about the wisdom of fellow teenager, Steve Marino; or the beautiful and strange Mysterious Jane? Hold on tight on this wild rollercoaster of a story as we discover secrets of respect that enlighten us all.
Middle Age Cranky at 100: Fine Whines & Muddled Memories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: 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.
A Song For Joey
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Price: Free! Words: 93,520. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
When your father has deserted you, and your mother died giving birth to you, when you are homeless, drugged and beaten, and someone is out to kill you, the best person to have beside you could be the ghost of a boy who once loved you.
Love In Winter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Alice has never driven a car before, but she steals a car and drives off in a blizzard and finds a most enchanting and mysterious diner. This is a story of hope and love fulfilled, told in a dreamlike manner.
Memoir from the Flash
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Price: Free! Words: 126,440. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about the author’s early years of growing up in a dysfunctional family with a spoiled, underachieving father and an insecure mother who lost both parents to suicides at different times and suffered from an intense fear of thunderstorms. Yet through it all he managed to rise above it all to turn out fairly normal.
Bozo's Boy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,650. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: 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.
America's Best of Times And How To Get Them Back
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,190. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
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".