Books tagged: sixties

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A Disney Childhood (Comic Books to Sailing Ships)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,690. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As a child within the Disney Studio family, Cathy's life was anything but ordinary. Her dad, George Sherman, served as Disney's Head of Publications from the late '50s to '74. When Disney foreign reps visted, they would meet this “typical American family,” for hospitality and a tour of Disneyland. Mr. Sherman died at 45 throwing the family into a mix of grief, courage and adventure.
Long Time Gone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,390. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
An epic novel of passion, loss, and discovery set in the days that defined a generation. Vernon Case is missing. For Cal Stewart, a disc jockey in Harriet, Mississippi, Vernon is much more than a runaway. He is the only heir of Po Case, the old man who raised Cal like a father. With an oath to bring Vernon home, Cal is caught up in the winds that whip the American firestorm in 1968.
Mimsy Burogrove Psychedelic Detective: The Prison of Concentration
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Written in the form of a long, psychedelic, near-poem. In The Prison of Concentration the world's only psychedelic detective must attempt to deal with an idea that is striving to become... real.
Desperate Measures
Price: Free! Words: 24,000. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Set in the late 1960s Desperate Measures is a humorous story that follows twelve-year old Owen Finnegan as he tries to cope with one of the biggest events that has ever taken place at his school in the small rural town of Barclay.
Fights in the Streets, Tears in the Sand
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,390. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: 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.
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 » Literature » 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.
A Song For Joey
Price: Free! Words: 93,520. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
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.
14th
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,790. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Literary
As Linus "Bud" Ritter and eight siblings gather for a funeral, sadness blends with funny, poignant, and sometimes painful memories of growing up on 14th Street in Galveston, Texas. Bud deals with personal shortcomings, searches for an old pal, and emerges with a fresh approach to life. "Humorous and touching...a nostalgic little gem of a novel, with a quietly powerful message." KIRKUS REVIEWS
Kool Brother Rat
Price: Free! Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In this fast, funny tale, a thirteen–year–old boy in the Wonder Years era searches for cool. Can he live up to his big brother's rep? Tastes a little like Stand By Me, A Christmas Story, and The Wonder Years. Previously published in The Write Side Up.