Books tagged: sixties

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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.
Boats Against the Current
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,740. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. 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
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.
Marble Mountain Memoirs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. 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.
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".
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.
BoomerBroadcast
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,200. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse
BoomerBroadcast: Baby Boomer reflects on the journey from living life in the Sixties to living life in her Sixties
A Place of Forgetting
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,280. Language: American English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
1966. Maplekill, New York. Liz Roark’s dreams turn to dust when a girl known only as April arrives with an engagement ring from Liz’s sweetheart, a Marine missing in Vietnam. Liz flees, but April hijacks her journey, rips her off, and dumps her at the remote Arkansas farm of a cranky psychic. Stranded with only a few dollars and a copy of Walden, Liz learns powerful lessons about love and trust.
Offside
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,600. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014 by Pentucket Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
"Rabbit" loves football, but the tiny, rural Maine town where he lives isn't big enough to support a team. After his father moves the family to the big, bad city, Rabbit gets his chance to play the sport he loves, but he must confront the dangers of "Lynn, Lynn, City of Sin." Rabbit wonders if he'll even survive. Only football can save him.
Babysitting Socrates
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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In a time of change and turmoil in late sixties America, a boy discovers love and choices. Love of a girl, love of his friends and his world.