Books tagged: sixties

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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 » Plays & Screenplays
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.
Middle Age Cranky at 100: Fine Whines & Muddled Memories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 60,260. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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
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Price: Free! Words: 93,520. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
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.