Books tagged: sixties counterculture

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Memoirs of a Flower Child
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
This is a responsible look back at the time in America called the 60's. It's been said that if you remember the 60's, you weren't really there. Well, this book is for those who'd like to take a look back at the 60's and the 70's, to re-evaluate what they've left behind. A lot of the times I really have forgotten. Most of all, this book is for fun.
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.
Mechanical Mouse
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012 by Martian Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This is a humorously cynical view of society and the moral systems we have developed. The poems poke fun at government, hippies, the drug culture, romance, sexuality, sociology, politics, and so many things about life that we take for granted everyday. Most were written in my "angry young man" days in college. Cute illustrations accompany each poem. That is, "cute" if you like rodents.
Getting Off
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,060. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A novel about the end of the sixties - like you don't remember them. Are you getting off yet?
Crackernomics
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Price: Free! Words: 43,020. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
Think you know what caused the Credit Crunch? It wasn't greedy bankers. It wasn't computer geeks. It wasn't the Rothschilds and it wasn't the Illuminati. It wasn't Socialists or Communists or Agenda 21 or the Chinese or the United Nations. But it wasn't an accident. It was Crackernomics and the Democratisation of Money. Find out why.
Sliding Home Feet First
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,880. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Patrick O’Donnell, a young man growing up in Chicago during the 1960s, finds himself struggling to reconcile his traditional upbringing with a culture that rejected the past. He discovers a balance between the chaotic world in which he lives and the family whom he loves. It's baseball, rock ‘n roll, free love, and a grandmother who takes up boxing at the Y. It is a story of an American family.
Enlightenment is Fun
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Series: Opinions and essays, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,950. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
All magic and religion works under the same rules and by blending great spiritual traditions, a modern shaman disarms the sorcerers who manipulate religion to manifest war for profit. Take bell, book & candle to new dimensions by creating your own hybrid religion.
Beep! Beyond the Frogpond and Back
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 157,400. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
We've all wondered what we would do if we could live our lives over again, knowing what we know now. It's easy to imagine, but the actual result might be far different than we may think, or wish.... Down and out, Bob B. Pilhaus, known to his friends as "Beep" or "BP", makes a deal with a strange woman he meets that he lives to regret—an unforgettable trip through a chilling karmic time-trap.
Aquarian Revolution: Back to the Land
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
"Aquarian Revolution: Back to the Land" reveals the guts, glory, and grief of 1960s social upheaval and documents the real accomplishments wrought when dreams are forged into reality. In turn funny, heart-rending, and inspiring, these thirty-two interviews reflect not only the flavor of those times but also the continuing ethic so deeply embedded in the Baby Boom generation’s consciousness.
America's Best of Times And How To Get Them Back
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,190. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
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".