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The Life and Times of Harry Broadtape By John Johnson
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Greedy, self-indulgent, lascivious, a bemedaled war hero by accident, Thaddeus Harrison Brodtap III -- Harry Broadtape – is a veritable Flashman of Wall Street. Beginning in the mid-1950s,... More > Harry’s lusts – for money, good times, and most of all beautiful women – propel him on a roller coaster ride of financial and bedroom maneuvers that expose the inner workings of Wall Street.< Less
The Life and Times of Harry Broadtape By John Johnson
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Greedy, self-indulgent, lascivious, a bemedaled war hero by accident, Thaddeus Harrison Brodtap III -- Harry Broadtape – is a veritable Flashman of Wall Street. Beginning in the mid-1950s,... More > Harry’s lusts – for money, good times, and most of all beautiful women – propel him on a roller coaster ride of financial and bedroom maneuvers that expose the inner workings of Wall Street.< Less
Gerry - a Life in Motors By Laurence Carter
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This is England in the 1950's and George Lawson is a happy man - he runs a small motor repair workshop, assisted by his daughter Gerry. At seventeen she already knows as much about mending cars as... More > any man. She loves her Dad, wants to be the son he never had, and has big ideas about improving and enlarging the business. How this will turn out is the subject of this book.< Less
The Voyagers: A Day In the Life of a Miner By Michael Walsh
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Many ex-coalminers will find in this novel a powerful reminder of their own life ‘down the pit’ as it skilfully recreates a typical day in the life of Luke, a British coalface worker in... More > the 1970’s. Although the main action takes place over a single day and just one shift, the author delves back into Luke’s trainee days in the 1950’s. But it’s not just old miners who will benefit from this story as the author carefully explains the various operations involved in bringing coal out from deep in the ground up to the surface and all the various specialists forming this tremendous team effort, from the shotfirers and rippers to the deputies, belt-end attendants and lamp-room men, electricians and mechanics, the tackle runners and the haulage men, the grease monkeys and the workers at the coal face itself, struggling to maintain productivity in the face of never-ending management demands.< Less
THE VOYAGERS: A Day In the Life of a Miner By Michael Walsh
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Many ex-coalminers will find in this novel a powerful reminder of their own life ‘down the pit’ as it skilfully recreates a typical day in the life of Luke, a British coalface worker in... More > the 1970’s. Although the main action takes place over a single day and just one shift, the author delves back into Luke’s trainee days in the 1950’s. But it’s not just old miners who will benefit from this story as the author carefully explains the various operations involved in bringing coal out from deep in the ground up to the surface and all the various specialists forming this tremendous team effort, from the shotfirers and rippers to the deputies, belt-end attendants and lamp-room men, electricians and mechanics, the tackle runners and the haulage men, the grease monkeys and the workers at the coal face itself, struggling to maintain productivity in the face of never-ending management demands.< Less
My Life in the East End By Pauline Causton
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If you want to read an accurate and truthful account of what life was like in London's East End in the 1950s and 1960s, then this book is for you. It is for people from all walks of life who find... More > such things intriguing. This is my personal tale of the first twenty-two years of my life being born and bred in the East End. A life that wasn't at all easy for me growing up with poverty and a lack of basic amenities, besides other aspects of my life. Fun times and humorous in parts. Truths that some people shy away from and won't admit that is what happened back then. Eleven months after I was born, I went on to have a different life to what my parents anticipated. I came through the other side to write this book with confidence. I feel blessed that I have achieved this.< Less
Life of A. A. Allen By John Carver
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A. A. Allen was one of the leading healing and deliverance evangelists of the 1950’s - 1960’s and one of the main characters in the early Voice of Healing movement. Under his mammoth... More > Gospel tent, verifiable miracles and healings regularly occurred with thousands coming to Christ on a weekly basis. Raised in poverty by alcoholic parents, Asa Alonso Allen’s early years didn’t show much potential. But after a radical conversion, marrying a Godly woman and a “call” to preach the Gospel, a new, powerful ministry was launched. Read as Allen and his wife describe the unusual events that opened doors to a supernatural healing and deliverance ministry. Contains the full, original texts of "God's Man of Faith and Power" and "My Cross".< Less
A Grimsby Life - Part 2: Man's Estate By Harry Goulding
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This is the second part of Harry Goulding’s autobiography, following on from his account of his childhood years (1905 to 1927) growing up in working-class Grimsby (‘Henry the... More > Ninth’) The details of his ordinary yet eccentric life were written down in longhand on sheets of paper rescued from a skip and lay dormant for many years after his death in 1985 until transcribed into two volumes. ‘Man’s Estate’ deals with his volatile teaching career in Grimsby at both primary and secondary level; his lack of proficiency at school politics; his ‘careers’ as a local referee, pig-keeper and member of the Home Guard;his son’s triumph over early adversity; his final, happy years teaching and the leaving of Grimsby to try out various new experiences in the Blackpool area. It deals honestly with his social failings, his relationship with his cantankerous father and his views on education and gives a valuable insight into the lot of the humble teacher from the 1920s to the 1960s.< Less
New Life for Urban Manufacturing Districts By Northeastern University School of Architecture
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Every large American city has a dedicated manufacturing and industrial district that was created from scratch in the late 1950s and 1960s to remove industry from the central business districts and to... More > relocate manufacturing companies to the new interstate highway system. Many of the districts, such as Newmarket in Boston, Mill River in New Haven, CT, and Morris Point in the Bronx, still have vital companies, but not at the density that they had at their inception and through the 1970s. The question today is what to do with these districts from an economic development and urban design standpoint.< Less
Stories from a Life Well Lived By Karen Donaldson
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On her last to-do list before a fatal stroke, my mother had included a bucket list item: write a book. With no more direction than that, I pored through her computer files, notebooks, and e-mail... More > messages to family and friends and compiled this collection of writings. Her writings range from nostalgic poems about life in the 1950s to hilarious accounts of "senior" life. She spoke her mind and found humor even in the struggles of single parenthood, minor disasters, and failing health. Her words live on, and it is an honor to share her stories with the world.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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