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Life, Love, College, Etc. By Theodor Holm Nelson
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“Ted Nelson is the finest writer of our generation.” -- said by Jacob Brackman of the New Yorker to Renata Adler of the New Yorker, in the 1960s, based on this book. This is Ted... More > Nelson’s first book, from his columns in the Swarthmore Phoenix. It celebrates the anguish, squalor and heroism of impoverished, sex-desperate students of the 1950s, living the intellectual life in dorm rooms with cracked walls. These columns were also reprinted at Reed College (without permission), causing Reed students to have an unusual impression of Swarthmore.< Less
Life on Main Street By Deborah (Giehl) Cadorette
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“When I was young I never knew that walking down Main Street would feel so much like home—for the rest of my life.” Each time I come back to visit my parents home on Main Street... More > it’s as though I’m on hallowed grounds. Times have changed, businesses have changed hands, and new shops & eateries emerged. Yet this small town remains sweet with history and memories of growing up in the 1950's & 60's. School days...boys and their cars, holiday traditions. People who owned businesses lived in town either in the same building or just a few doors away. Documented quotes throughout by F. Dean Storms. This book fondly recalls the community and culture of Allentown New Jersey through the eyes of a girl born in Dr. Farmers' small town hospital in 1951. From attending first grade in a local church--to sitting on the front porch watching the hot cars drive through town in the 60's...these are times worth remembering. THIS VERSION CONTAINS BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHS AND ILLUSTRATIONS.< Less
Life on Main Street By Deborah (Giehl) Cadorette
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“When I was young I never knew that walking down Main Street would feel so much like home—for the rest of my life.” Each time I come back to visit my parents home on Main Street... More > it’s as though I’m on hallowed grounds. Times have changed, businesses have changed hands, new shops & eateries emerged. Yet this small town remains sweet with history and memories of growing up in the 1950's & 60's. People who owned businesses lived in town either in the same building or just a few doors away. This book fondly recalls the community and culture of Allentown New Jersey in the 50's and 60's through the eyes of a girl born in Dr. Farmers' small town hospital in 1951. From attending first grade in a local church because there was no room in the school building, to sitting on the front porch watching the hot cars drive through town in the 60's...these are times worth remembering. THIS VERSION CONTAINS COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS AND ILLUSTRATIONS.< Less
Life on Main Street By Deborah (Giehl) Cadorette
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“When I was young I never knew that walking down Main Street would feel so much like home—for the rest of my life.” Each time I come back to visit my parents home on Main Street... More > it’s as though I’m on hallowed grounds. Times have changed, businesses have changed hands, and new shops & eateries emerged. Yet this small town remains sweet with history and memories of growing up in the 1950's & 60's. School days...boys and their cars, holiday traditions. People who owned businesses lived in town either in the same building or just a few doors away. Documented quotes throughout by F. Dean Storms. This book fondly recalls the community and culture of Allentown New Jersey through the eyes of a girl born in Dr. Farmers' small town hospital in 1951. From attending first grade in a local church--to sitting on the front porch watching the hot cars drive through town in the 60's...these are times worth remembering. THIS VERSION CONTAINS BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHS AND ILLUSTRATIONS.< Less
Life on Main Street By Deborah (Giehl) Cadorette
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“When I was young I never knew that walking down Main Street would feel so much like home—for the rest of my life.” Each time I come back to visit my parents home on Main Street... More > it’s as though I’m on hallowed grounds. Times have changed, businesses have changed hands, new shops & eateries emerged. Yet this small town remains sweet with history and memories of growing up in the 1950's & 60's. People who owned businesses lived in town either in the same building or just a few doors away. This book fondly recalls the community and culture of Allentown New Jersey in the 50's and 60's through the eyes of a girl born in Dr. Farmers' small town hospital in 1951. From attending first grade in a local church because there was no room in the school building, to sitting on the front porch watching the hot cars drive through town in the 60's...these are times worth remembering. THIS VERSION CONTAINS COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS AND ILLUSTRATIONS.< Less
Stumbling Through Life By Philip Algar
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Having left school in the early Fifties, Tim Adams has no idea of what he wants to do with his life. His father organises an office job for him in a multinational company where Tim is confronted by a... More > very tedious life, in which little work is done by the large numbers of self-important staff to whom juniors are inferior beings. He is challenged by a so-called management course, run by men of dubious reputation, fears of National Service and its attendant absurdities, an unusual holiday in Paris and the desperate need to do something more exciting. Initially, his sense of humour sustains him until he discovers routes out of his boredom. After the early years of frustrated adulthood, he meets new self-imposed challenges and discovers that life is not necessarily as dull as he had feared. The account of his more mature years, told with engaging humour, satirises the worlds of big business, international travel and journalism.< Less
A Peripatetic Life - Volume 1 By Theodosia Alten
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In an era when women rarely traveled independently, Theodosia documented her observations and experiences from the perspective of a young, small-town American woman traveling in an exotic and... More > occasionally dangerous post-WWII world. We are introduced to the author through her childhood memories in a Depression-era northern Michigan town and from there we are led on a globe-trotting adventure through post-war Europe, Bolivia, Thailand, and Iran connected by fascinating descriptions of ocean liner travel and the early days of commercial flight.< Less
Only a Paper Life By Firth Haring Fabend
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A memoir of a Junior Year Abroad, in London, 1957-1958. American girl comes of age in quaint 1950s England.
A Life Full of Surprises By Anna Fleming
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A Life Full of Surprises is the story of Anna Fleming's life. The author tells the story of her childhood in Southeastern Europe during the 1920's and 1930's, and her family's efforts to navigate... More > the many dangers of life on the front lines of World War II. Through a collection of memories spanning nearly nine decades, she describes her scrapes and encounters with the German Gestapo, Russian forces and Serbian partisans, as well as Hungarian and American Intelligence officers. She describes how luck was with her and her family at every turn. She also chronicles her very different life in America after the War, and introduces you to a few of the many interesting people she's met along the way. Her story provides a truly rare perspective on life then and now.< Less
A Life Full of Surprises By Anna Fleming
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A Life Full of Surprises is the story of Anna Fleming's life. The author tells the story of her childhood in Southeastern Europe during the 1920's and 1930's, and her family's efforts to navigate... More > the many dangers of life on the front lines of World War II. Through a collection of memories spanning nearly nine decades, she describes her scrapes and encounters with the German Gestapo, Russian forces and Serbian partisans, as well as Hungarian and American Intelligence officers. She describes how luck was with her and her family at every turn. She also chronicles her very different life in America after the War, and introduces you to a few of the many interesting people she's met along the way. Her story provides a truly rare perspective on life then and now.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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