Books tagged: sixties

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The Rascals of Stafford Street: Laughing and Losing during the Remarkable Summer of '62
Series: The Rascals of Stafford Street. Price: Free! Words: 27,110. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Laughing and Losing is a short novel loosely based on the lives of six actual children growing up in a small southern town during the summer of '62. The story involves humor wrapped around a thread of darkness, an ugly moment from the author's childhood when he was attacked by an older boy. An act of extreme violence soon follows, ensnaring the rascals in a life and death mystery.
1967: Love & Thugs & the Actual Milky Way
Series: Riversitting. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,730. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Romance » Historical
In 1967, fifteen teenagers from around the U.S. plunge into the gentle madness of the Haight-Ashbury, to join the ingathering of the World Family in the Summer of Love. After two days in the maelstrom, they divide into their three vans and go their own ways. Marcus joins the five in the Red Bedford Caravan to continue east into the desert, where they find peace, love, and unspeakable violence.
1967: Accidental Hippie in a 2+2
Series: Riversitting. Price: Free! Words: 76,750. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
In 1967, three vans and two cars full of teenagers come to San Francisco from around the country to the Summer of Love. They gather at the Embarcadero in celebration of their freedom; soon they will cross the city to join in the Gathering of the Tribes. Unbeknownst to them, four of their number are beginning the hunt for the resolution of a mystery a century in the making.
A Stone in the Road: Two Years in Southern Tanzania
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 76,600. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A single-lane, dirt road, 18 miles long, leads to a secondary school in the deep bush of Southern Tanzania. Jim French and his wife Marlyn, CUSO volunteers, journeyed to the end of this road in 1967 for two years of teaching and unexpected adventure. The only Canadians ever at St. Joseph's College, Chidya...
The Space in Between
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 70,520. Language: American English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
School has just let out and summer vacation is on the horizon for ten-year-old Anna Hendricks, and her sisters. That summer is historically ingrained in the minds of adults and children alike. Bobby Kennedy had been assassinated only two months after the assassination of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. The summer is filled with curiosity, conflict, cause and consequence. Tragedy and death invade
100 Wild Mushrooms: Memoirs of the ‘60s
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,510. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Toni Home Perm, Flexible Flyer Snow Sled, Hula Hoop, Mercurochrome, Fishnet Stockings, Beatles, Mohair, Go-Go Boots, Aluminum Christmas Tree…and, the beat goes on. While the mushroom cloud of the Cold War hovered over us, my sister and I carried on as kids do regardless of world events. Feed your head my nostalgic recollections of growing up during the ‘60s counterculture.
Tie Dye: A Bonaventura Cozy Mystery - Book 2
Series: Bonaventura Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,050. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017 by Cozy Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
"Good Morning, America, How Are You?..." Tie Dye is the Sixties sequel to the Fifties historical novel, Jitterbug. In 1966, a young teenager faces anti-hippie prejudice when her father gives her a converted garage/barn in rural, central Illinois as a gift for her birthday. To top it all off, two runaway teenaged lovers complicate things by showing up in the area in the midst of these problems.
Head for the Hills
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,610. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
HEAD FOR THE HILLS is a compelling and humorous autobiographical eyewitness account of the early days of Hollywood and some of its iconic stars.
"A Trip at Granny's"--a short story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017 by Studio Z-7 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The recollections of a young boy in the late 1960s of his hip grandma who liked to throw parties in her big old house in an urban residential neighborhood. When she hosts his uncle’s college graduation party, the boy inadvertently finds out the fruit punch is spiked. Then the adventure really begins. Going to Grandma’s house was never quite like this.
Seen One Seen Them All
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,500. Language: Australian English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Follow the life of an English country boy, from primary school through to emigration to Australia and his adventures until retirement . Born in 1944, the youngest of nine boys, life in a Sussex village could be pretty dull, but not for Victor. He made sure they he had his share of fun. The 1960’s saw the birth of rock n roll and the sexual revolution and young Vic made sure he had his fair share .