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A Significant Week in the Life of a great Writer By Hav Gefter
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Hot summer in languid LA, where life and death arrive in a mailbox. The story is set in the 1950s, when typewriters were manual and so was the mailman carrying a heavy load of pipe dreams, high hopes... More > & glory. Suspense builds day by day as Zal, self styled "great writer" waits to hear from the publisher about the fate of his great novel. He knows it will sell. It has to, it's the greatest novel ever written! Join Zal and his friends for seven days of destiny in this novel of humorous insights by Hav Gefter< Less
The Parents In Rhymes: Their Life, Death and Times By Julian Bowman
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This is an un-conventional story of love and abuse, a double biography and a social history. Compelled to write following the death of his mother and father Julian Bowman chose rhyming couplets, in... More > recognition of his parents’ remarkable interdependency - and as an act of protest against his father, a poet who hated rhyme. This epic story is told chronologically, from tough childhoods and murky pasts in the East End of London in the 1930s, to evacuation in 1940 and sexual abuse in the post-war years; from falling in love amidst rationing and the rising welfare state in the 1950s, to building an ideal nuclear family in suburbia in the 1960s; from hidden abuse and traumas in the 1970s to disturbing revelations, crisis and collapse in the 1980s; from reinvention and reconnection in the 1990s to creativity and final adventures in the 2000s - and on to final deterioration, hauntings and death in the 2010s.< Less
Driver Dowson : The Life and Times of Jim Dowson By John Dowson
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Jim Dowson grew up during hard times before World War 2. As a young man he worked down the mines and on farms before finding his calling as a driver firstly in trucks and then on the Buses and... More > Coaches, earning himself the title Driver Dowson. This book is glimpse back into harder times around Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Northumberland, and the interesting story of a man who battled his way through life. Enjoy.< Less
Life at Nazareth Academy and College - Nazareth, Kentucky By Maria Martin
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Take this wonderful journey back to the 1950's and learn all about what life was like at a Catholic boarding school and college! This compilation of letters written during the 1950's gives a detailed... More > look inside Nazareth Academy and College in Nazareth, Kentucky. The following comment is from the author of the actual letters included in this book: I was given the opportunity to attend Nazareth Academy in 1951 and stayed for six years, graduating from Nazareth College in 1957. I consider this one of the greatest blessings of my life. Even after fifty plus years, the values and education I received from the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are a part of my daily life. My stepmother, Rhoda Martin, saved all the letters I wrote home, an entire six years worth! I had so much fun “remembering” the people and events I had long forgotten. The letters give a glimpse into what life was like as a student in the Academy and College in the 1950’s.< Less
Why This Ecstasy? Reflections on my life with madmen By Raymond H. Prince
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Autobiography of a McGill University pioneer in transcultural psychiatry, the study and treatment of mental illness in different cultures. Dr. Prince studied native Yoruba healers in Nigeria, before... More > coming to McGill in the 1950s to co-found this emerging field of medicine. Unbeknownst to Prince, this field was funded by the CIA, looking for new ways to control personality, during the Cold War. Prince also details early scientific experimentation with LSD, the transition from insulin and electro-shock therapy to major tranquilizers in Canadian medicine, and a lifelong scientific interest in religious experience, alongside many fascinating and scholarly detours in a remarkable 20th Century life. Carefully researched and referenced, with detailed notes and bibliography.< Less
Why This Ecstasy? Reflections on my life with madmen By Raymond H. Prince
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Autobiography of a McGill University pioneer in transcultural psychiatry, the study and treatment of mental illness in different cultures. Dr. Prince studied native Yoruba healers in Nigeria, before... More > coming to McGill in the 1950s to co-found this emerging field of medicine. Unbeknownst to Prince, this field was funded by the CIA, looking for new ways to control personality, during the Cold War. Prince also details early scientific experimentation with LSD, the transition from insulin and electro-shock therapy to major tranquilizers in Canadian medicine, and a lifelong scientific interest in religious experience, alongside many fascinating and scholarly detours in a remarkable 20th Century life. Carefully researched and referenced, with detailed notes and bibliography.< Less
Un-Regrettable Trip of my Life By Matthew Yam
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This book is written in Chinese. It records my father's beautiful life. It not only contains his words, narrative flow, and history, but also records a lot of poems, which reflects the contemporary... More > world (1950-2005).< Less
Un-Regrettable Trip of my Life By Matthew Yam
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This book is written in Chinese. It records my father's beautiful life. It not only contains his words, narrative flow, and history, but also records a lot of poems, which reflects the contemporary... More > world (1950-2005).< Less
Fibber McGee's Closet and other Essays toward a Life By Bill Keen
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This fictionalized memoir of growing up in Harrisburg from the late 1930's to the late 1950's celebrates the love of language as it develops in attics and closets and in regard to the games kids used... More > to play in the alleys.< Less
They Called Me Red: A Real Life Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn Story By Charles Fugitt
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The early years of Charles Fugitt

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