Books tagged: sixties

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Tieqa fuq it-Triq
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,830. Language: Maltese. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Fiction in Maltese: two young people fall in love at first sight as they ride the waves of the Sixties in Malta, in a world that beneath the surface is more passionate than one would imagine; a world, however, still largely untainted by the complexities of modern lifestyles.
A Hero Grows in Brooklyn
Price: Free! Words: 48,990. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A Hero Grows in Brooklyn is a thrilling novel about Steve Marino, a junior high student seeking respect. Should he take after his violent father whose actions have flung his family into poverty? Or can he discover another way? Amidst swirling emotions, suddenly Steve discovers he must face the Skull Bones, a knife slashing gang. Armed only with courage, he takes on the challenge of his life.
A Fateful Discovery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,360. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
When a reluctant Justice Department lawyer blows the whistle on a clandestine plan authored by America's ruling elite, a tsunami of events unfolds. The bombshell uncovers a psychological warfare waged against a perceived enemy that ultimately backfires.
A Fateful Discovery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,360. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
When a reluctant Justice Department lawyer blows the whistle on a clandestine plan authored by America's ruling elite, a tsunami of events unfolds. The bombshell uncovers a psychological warfare waged against a perceived enemy that ultimately backfires.
Memoirs of a Flower Child
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Essay » Sociology
This is a responsible look back at the time in America called the 60's. It's been said that if you remember the 60's, you weren't really there. Well, this book is for those who'd like to take a look back at the 60's and the 70's, to re-evaluate what they've left behind. A lot of the times I really have forgotten. Most of all, this book is for fun.
Just Like a Woman: The Rock Criticism of Ellen Willis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
The 1960s, Ellen Willis said, were a time when magazines saw that “there was this thing called youth culture, and they were interested in getting authentic young people to write about it.” Willis was one of these. Right out of the box, her rock criticism was as unsentimental as it was passionate, with the publication of a 1967 essay in Commentary about Bob Dylan that was personal journalism at it.
Well Down Freedom Highway: The Staple Singers' 1965 Masterpiece
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Well Down Freedom Highway discusses the 1965 Epic LP Freedom Highway by the Chicago-based gospel family act the Staple Singers. The Staples are best-known today for their string of hits for Stax in the ’70s. But in the early to mid 1960s, they were basically the house band for the Civil Rights movement (at the same time that they were the best-selling gospel act in the country).
Liverpool Beatles: An Ebook Guide
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal
A Beatles guide you can read anywhere! For the Beatles fan who is visiting Liverpool this is an illustrated, comprehensive guide to the main Beatles sites you will not want to miss. Includes links to Beatles maps in Liverpool and details of Beatles themed places to stay as well as the story behind each site listed and photographs of key places. A must for any fan of The Fab Four.
Rock'N'Roll in Locker Seventeen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,200. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
What would happen if you discovered what really happened to the world’s most famous missing rock star? Rock'N'Roll in Locker Seventeen is the hilarious story of a teen who discovers what really happened to his idol, Ricky Stevenson, a 1960's rocker who mysteriously vanished 30 years before.
Ryerson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,870. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
David Emerson's life is shattered when his father is stricken with a fatal stroke. He returns to the small town where he grew up and reunites with his two childhood best friends and the first girl he ever loved. Now, as he reminisces growing up in the sixties, David will have a life changing experience, face his fears, reconnect lost relationships, and find himself in the place he grew up.