Books tagged: sixties

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A Sense of Occasion
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 21,030. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
1960s England - Marconis, milk bars, mods and rockers. As Tommy Tucker puts on his ‘Hi-Heel Sneakers’ the Vespas pull up outside the Orpheus coffee bar. A wedding, a ban the bomb march, a cocktail party create A Sense of Occasion. Award winning author Elizabeth Woodcraft's interlinked stories describe life growing up on a working class estate, and show how the 60s changed the lives of 4 mod girls.
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".
Marble Mountain Memoirs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A Diagnosis of stage 4 Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma caused by Agent Orange exposure in Vietnam 35 years prior launches the author back into the depths of his soul as a young man, the soul of America at war, and the enemy within.
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.
Boats Against the Current
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,740. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Set in the riotous 60s, published by Little Brown in '87, a novel of a people's governor and a Southern reporter still resonates with the moral choices strong people face. "... A powerful, intriguing tale of the South in its recent time of troubles. Master storyteller that he is, Mr. Logue weaves a narrative of newspapering, politics, and violence that crackles with suspense...." --Willie Morris
Son of Man
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 76,710. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Los angeles, 1969. The slaughter of film star sharon tate and her friends by charles manson and his female disciples brought the age of aquarius to a bloody, if well-deserved, end. But what inspired the acid-crazed former jailbird and his teenage devotees to kill? A downward spiral into drugs, violence and perverted sex that lays bare the darkest corners of the american dream.
The Ongoing Relevance of the Sixties and Seventies and Other Essays and Memoirs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Essays and memoirs on the sixties and seventies, rock music, writing, travel, science fiction, and other topics. Includes: "The Ongoing Relevance of the Sixties and Seventies", "A Tales of Two Jackets", "Reflections on The Who's Performance of Quadrophenia in San Diego, February 5th 2013", "Loneliness Versus Solitude", "Standing Up to Intimidation", "On Attending ConDor 2013, San Diego
The Live Lady of Down Town
Series: 666ties, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Delia Derbyshire is Helen AmeriKKKa, electronic superstar, goddess behind the spacey sound of Doctor Who, accidental mother of a sonic genre, and bookish idol to frenzied teen devotees of the UK and the USR and Nippon and the world.
Jimi Hendrix Turns Eighty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,430. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013 and represented by SterlingLordLit. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
It's 2023, and Guy Fontaine is an unwilling new resident at Mission Pescadero, an assisted-living facility outside San Francisco. It doesn't take him long to realize that his fellow residents have reverted to the lifestyles they embraced in the sixties, complete with sex, drugs, and rock and roll (with a little Viagra thrown in for good measure).
Naked Eyes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Eastern European Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
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The poems in this collection follow no central theme and are random glimpses of my thoughts during a time of coming of age in the late sixties and early seventies. Each poem is dated and reflects my little world and how I felt at that time.