Books tagged: sixties

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Coffee Clutch
By Marshall Thornton
Series: The Jan Birch Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 14,550. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2009. Category: Fiction
In the mid sixties, homemaker Jan Birch maintains a tight circle of friends in her upstate New York suburban neighborhood. When the divorcée down the street is murdered, the women attribute her death to a hobo they’d seen months before. Quickly, though, Jan begins to suspect that the hobo has left the neighborhood long ago and the murderer may be one of her dear friends.
Motherless Child - stories from a life
By Sarah Weathersby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,270. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Imagine you gave a baby up for adoption forty years ago, and after years of trying to find her, she finds you. Now come the hard questions. She's healthy, beautiful, and successful, but she wants to know why you gave her away and why you didn't marry her father. How do you explain to her that giving her away was the best gift you could offer?
Steal This Hero: An Abbie Hoffman Love Song In Two Verses, One Chorus and a Coda
By Jack Preston King
Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2010 by New Paradigm Press. Category: Nonfiction
A funny and deeply moving memoir of the author's finding Abbie Hoffman's "Steal This Book" while a pre-teen growing up in a Midwest small town at the end of the Nixon era, and of his disappointing "coming of age" as a full-fledged Abbie-loving cultural revolutionary "Yippie" during a '70s-'80s that had long ago traded "The Revolution" for the hedonistic, "Shut up and dance!" ethic of Disco-mania.
Trespassers
By Meredith Sue Willis
Series: The Blair Ellen Morgan Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,360. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2010 by Hamilton Stone. Category: Fiction
In the late nineteen sixties, West Virginia born Blair Morgan moves to New York City, where she works at Bellevue Hospital and is involved in the 1968 anti-war sit-ins at Columbia University. The novel includes scenes of political protest and personal coming of age as well as life on a rehabilitation ward in the old Bellevue Hospital.
Bartholi's Rest
By Marshall Thornton
Series: The Jan Birch Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 17,290. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Category: Fiction
In the second Jan Birch Mystery, Jan takes a job as a waitress behind her husband’s back. When the owner of the restaurant, Paul Bartholi, takes a near-fatal fall down the basement stairs, Jan quickly becomes convinced it wasn’t an accident. She attempts to mind her own business, but when Paul’s fiery fiancé tells the police Jan may have pushed her boss down the stairs, she has to act.
Ruff Puff : A
By Phil Tompkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,300. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Some Americans called them “Ruff-Puffs” and laughed at them. We called them our brothers and lived and fought alongside them every day in South Vietnam. These militia troops fought for freedom for their towns and families - and we fought with them. This is the story of a MAT team (5 American Army advisors) in one of the 244 Districts in South Vietnam and about our great militia counterparts.
Set the Night on Fire
By Libby Fischer Hellmann
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,320. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010 by Allium Press of Chicago. Category: Fiction
Someone is trying to kill Lila Hilliard. As she desperately tries to determine who is after her she uncovers information about the past that threatens to destroy her. An unforgettable portrait of Chicago during the turbulent late 1960s: the riots at the Democratic Convention, the struggle for power between the Black Panthers and SDS, and a group of young idealists who tried to change the world.
Au Loin un Phare
By Gaelle Kermen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,550. Language: French. Published: December 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Ebook de 215p en francais. Début de 50 ans d'écriture en cahiers, du pensionnat à l'ermitage itinéraire d'une femme libre, entre XXe et XXIe siècle. Arrivée à Paris d'une jeune bretonne, Marine au lycée Hélène Boucher, découvre à 14 ans la vie en communauté dans un pensionnat de jeunes fille. Amitiés amoureuses. Les garçons au cours de théâtre de Saint-Leu. Années lycée et fac.
Bobby Murdoch, Different Class
By David Potter
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 86,780. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction
The rise of Celtic's Bobby Murdoch mirrored his club's emergence in the Sixties. With Murdoch in midfield, the Hoops became one of the most formidable teams in British football history - winning an unprecedented 9 Scottish titles in a row, 5 Scottish Cups, 5 Scottish League Cups to add to their immortal triumph in Lisbon in 1967.
Higher Ground
By Meredith Sue Willis
Series: The Blair Ellen Morgan Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,470. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011 by Hamilton Stone. Category: Fiction
This novel, set in small-town West Virginia in the early 1960's, is richly realized in the complexities of relationships and class. The novel captures the paradoxes in Blair Ellen's quest for understanding of her mysterious friends, a brother and sister who live on top of a mountain.