Books tagged: sixties

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Just Like a Woman: The Rock Criticism of Ellen Willis
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
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
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,200. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,870. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: 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.
A Disney Childhood (Comic Books to Sailing Ships)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,690. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,390. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 24,000. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,390. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: 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.