Books tagged: woodstock

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Protestmusik gegen den Vietnamkrieg: Die amerikanische Hippie-Kultur zwischen überzeugter Kriegsopposition und Kommerzialisierung
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: German. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
„If you wanna end the war and stuff you've gotta sing loud“ (Arlo Guthrie). Der Vietnamkrieg war ein Wendepunkt in der US-Kultur. Teile der Gesellschaft begehrten auf und protestierten gegen die Regierung und den Krieg im fernen Dschungel. Die Bewegung wurde von Musik begleitet. Die Autorin beleuchtet die Hippiekultur und die Entwicklung der Protestmusik bis nach Woodstock und darüber hinaus.
Protestmusik gegen den Vietnamkrieg: Die amerikanische Hippie-Kultur zwischen überzeugter Kriegsopposition und Kommerzialisierung
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: German. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
„If you wanna end the war and stuff you've gotta sing loud“ (Arlo Guthrie). Der Vietnamkrieg war ein Wendepunkt in der US-Kultur. Teile der Gesellschaft begehrten auf und protestierten gegen die Regierung und den Krieg im fernen Dschungel. Die Bewegung wurde von Musik begleitet. Die Autorin beleuchtet die Hippiekultur und die Entwicklung der Protestmusik bis nach Woodstock und darüber hinaus.
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?
The Book With The Yellow Cover
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The author writes, "This book is modeled on a book of Chinese and Japanese poems that I gave to a friend on the west coast. It was a very small book with a yellow cover, stapled together. No adornments. Just the poems, alive after hundreds of years. The original edition was stapled and sized to fit in a shirt pocket." A fine first collection in the style of Gary Snyder and Mary Oliver.
Parting
Price: Free! Words: 6,480. Language: American English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00)
Many new poems and selections from three full length collections make this an excellent introduction to the author. There is something for everyone in this book. The clear open poems have a glow that seems to strengthen on re-reading. The settings are mostly in Maine, Hawaii, India, and Thailand.
Every Story is a Love Story
Price: Free! Words: 26,550. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00)
A beautifully written story of first love and discovery. Patrick, an army brat, and Willow, a musician from an academic family, drift separately into Woodstock, N.Y. in the early sixties. The characters include Bob Dylan and Joe Burke, of "Joe Burke's Last Stand," Wetterau's first novel. The author says, "It was an exiting time in an exciting place. I'm not Joe Burke, but I was there."
Rock and Hard Places: Travels to Backstages, Frontlines and Assorted Sideshows
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 137,420. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012 by Foruli Classics. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
In 'Rock & Hard Places', a collection of Mueller’s best journalism from the early '90s to the present, he travels to Lebanon with the Prodigy, comes to America with Radiohead, and roams all over the place with U2. He ventures to Bosnia during the war, sees Def Leppard play in a cave in Morocco and attempts to ask the Taliban what they think they’re up to. He’s funny. Occasionally he makes a point.
The Misadventures of Mama Kitchen: A Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,210. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the late 1960s a hippy girl leaves her middle-class home and wanders first to a wilderness commune, then to Haight/Ashbury, and finally to Woodstock. On the way she encounters many strange characters. Though often disillusioned, she believes hippies should unite to create a better world. It's a wild tale: sometimes comic, sometimes tragic, sometimes violent, sometimes sexy, always extreme.
A Nourishing Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,930. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Katharine (Kittu) Parker Riddle's captivating account of her extraordinary life journey to nourish the world. Raised in northern India, her ability to love humanity shines through as she traces her work to empower women through nutrition education in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, as well as the U.S., despite the emotional dramas of her physical health.
The Subtle Change from Principles to Rules
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
(5.00)
In the lazy summer days of 2007, the world appeared to be getting its groove back. Few, if any, were the signs pointing to the financial catastrophe that was about to unfold. Yet despite the feeling of relative calm and optimism, it was clear that a permanent change was occurring at the very base of society. The Subtle Change from Principles to Rules explores this change and its implications.