Books tagged: haight ashbury

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1967: Love & Thugs & the Actual Milky Way
Series: Riversitting, Part Two. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,730. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Romance » Historical
In 1967, fifteen teenagers from around the U.S. plunge into the gentle madness of the Haight-Ashbury, to join the ingathering of the World Family in the Summer of Love. After two days in the maelstrom, they divide into their three vans and go their own ways. Marcus joins the five in the Red Bedford Caravan to continue east into the desert, where they find peace, love, and unspeakable violence.
1967: Accidental Hippie in a 2+2
Series: Riversitting, Part One. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,750. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
In 1967, three vans and two cars full of teenagers come to San Francisco from around the country to the Summer of Love. They gather at the Embarcadero in celebration of their freedom; soon they will cross the city to join in the Gathering of the Tribes. Unbeknownst to them, four of their number are beginning the hunt for the resolution of a mystery a century in the making.
A Nation of Mystics/ Book One: Intentions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,380. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In this epic story of intimacy, metaphysical exploration, and coming of age, author Pamela Johnson deftly explores the youth subculture in San Francisco and Berkeley in the mid-1960s, with all its initial goodwill and naiveté--its dedication to free speech, promise to end war, commitment to racial equality, art and music, and the exploration of spirituality based on mind-expanding hallucinogens.
Kauai Hitchhikers Exploring the US
Series: The Life and Adventures of Pineapple Sam, Book 5. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 21,540. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(5.00)
Tourists and honeymooners flock to Hawaii by the thousands each year. Pineapple Sam wants to travel in the other direction and find out for himself what adventures lie beyond the coast of his paradise home in Hawaii. Following his dreams, he heads for the U.S. mainland. Sam makes countless friends along the way of his eye-opening, cross-country journey, but he also learns many hard lessons.
San Fran '60s: San Francisco and the Birth of the Hippies
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 60,260. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
San Francisco in the Sixties, the Summer of Love, the birth of the hippies, experience it for yourself in San Fran 60s, a collection of autobiographical short stories. This is the first time a participant has used the devices of literary fiction to put you there, living it. LSD and free love, Haight-Ashbury and the Hell’s Angels, the Hip and the Straight, it’s all here.
Clinic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00)
The party on Haight-Ashbury Street in San Francisco ended two years before and now only a handful of people remain to clean up the mess. One of them, the receptionist at the Free Clinic, studies medicine with the hope of becoming a doctor, but everyone—from her professors to the staff at San Francisco General—tell her she can’t because of her gender.
Killing Peace
Series: The Life and Adventures of Pineapple Sam, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
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Pineapple Sam has left the laidback days of surf and sand in Hawaii for the war riddled jungle of Vietnam. Delve into this nightmare from the perspective of Sam’s heart-wrenching firsthand account.
Pineapple Picking Cowboy
Series: The Life and Adventures of Pineapple Sam, Book 3. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(5.00)
Pineapple Sam does it again in his latest short novelette set in Paradise on his home turf of the magical island of Kauai. He recounts tales of a long hot summer working in the pineapple fields, night spear fishing with his friends and enjoying the cool, exciting nights as only fearless, exuberant teenagers can. Travel down memory lane as he relates the many “firsts” of that memorable summer.
Out of the Bag: A Search for Missing Pieces
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,880. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
We begin in the secreted, all-boys world of a Catholic seminary in the 1950s and progress through Vietnam protests, race riots, and the sexual revolution. A young would-be priest crosses his fingers during the oath of celibacy, moves to the Haight Ashbury, gets his girlfriend pregnant, and finally wakes up naked and sore in a padded cell. It's the boomer tutorial, all about change and humor.
Garden of Sugar and Pineapples
Series: The Life and Adventures of Pineapple Sam, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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This story takes you, the reader, through the humble beginnings of the author’s family to the miracle of his almost tragic birth. Let this story inspire you with the courage of a family seeking a new life while giving you a good laugh as you are taken back to your own hijinks as a kid.