Books tagged: sixties counterculture

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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.
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".
Aquarian Revolution: Back to the Land
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"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.
Beep! Beyond the Frogpond and Back
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 157,400. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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.
Enlightenment is Fun
Series: Opinions and essays, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,950. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: 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.
Sliding Home Feet First
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,880. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » 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.
Crackernomics
Price: Free! Words: 43,020. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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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.
Getting Off
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,060. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
A novel about the end of the sixties - like you don't remember them. Are you getting off yet?
Mechanical Mouse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012 by Martian Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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.
Just Like a Woman: The Rock Criticism of Ellen Willis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: 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.