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Bullring Days Two: Bradford Speedway By Wes Boyd
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Dirt-track race-car driver Mel Austin is badly injured in a crash and wakes up in the hospital being nursed by friend and fellow driver Arlene. They decide it's time to grow up and live a more... More > conventional life, so marry and settle down to teaching and nursing, jobs they both like. But, they've been racing cars long enough that it's hard to stay away from the tracks and out of the cars on them . . . How can they scratch the itch without exposure to the danger? A blast back into the past, to the fun, adventure, trials and tribulations of short-track racing back in the 1960s!< Less
TIGERWORKs By Samina Jaweed
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An act begins with a setting. A setting beyond forgetting. A space in which an action takes place, in some setting in time and space. Berlin is my setting. A city that has changed over time and in... More > space. Whose status has changed several times, and whose fame reaches all across the world. And what are the highlights of passing by and trying to catch some night life? An act that takes place in a city like this must exhibit the local flair - to prove that it´s there. And must entertain enough to attract a busy, time - pressed individual, like a must. This is a musical about Berlin after allied occupation.< Less
Drillmaster By Carl Sargent
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This book is the story of US Navy Seabee, Master Chief LeRoy Sargent. "Sarg" had a great deal of success in his life due to his hard work and dedication. While in the Navy he developed the... More > first US Navy Seabee Training Center in the nation, at Sand Point Naval Air Station in Seattle. He also created the 13th Naval District Drill Team which won countless honors and awards over 17 years. Numerous photos are included and sample rifle maneuvers used by the Drill Team in 1961..< Less
The Bitter Rose and the Thorn By Molly Cutpurse
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Lara Everett is a sensitive, childless widow of twenty years. She is settled, has buried her childhood dreams, is financially solvent and addicted to being alone. She would not call herself... More > depressed, just unhappy. However, in her forty-third year, fate allows William (Bill) Lee, a shrewd and resourceful man, a man entirely unsuitable for any woman, to cross her threshold and take hold of her heart. Hypnotised by his sheer physical presence, Lara has no choice but to take the hardest path and realise that it is not the superficial fleshly oddities that are important but something far more formidable and ultimately satisfying. Set in 1969 and with memories going back to World War Two, The Bitter Rose and the Thorn is a narrative account of a woman choosing to abandon her catastrophic past and move towards a more self-fulfilling life.< Less
Wild Old Me By Barbara Cressman
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This is the story of an art student who ached to be able to describe herself as “besotted” like the heroines in the books she read. She found that she had to fudge a little, but she... More > worked hard to keep from looking too carefully at dull, annoying truths. In a jazz bar one winter night in 1959, she happened upon an adorable boy with blue eyes, black-framed glasses and a handsome nose who was reading The Brothers Karamazov. That meeting was enough for her to create for herself a great love story where she’d finally get to use her word. Besotted. • • Although the adorable boy could not be said to wholeheartedly share the girl’s romantic enthusiasms, he was in sync with her regarding running off to California, something that was considered earthshaking in those long-ago days. He married her because she wanted him to, (he was nice that way) and off they went, in his little blue Volkswagen Bug, leaving Pennsylvania (his) and Connecticut (hers) and upset parents (hers) behind, toward a Brand New Life.< Less
COLONIAL BOY By ANTHONY FARNSWORTH
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Autobiography of early life in East Afrcia of author from 1948 - 1960
COLONIAL BOY By ANTHONY FARNSWORTH
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Autobiography of early life in East Afrcia of author from 1948 - 1960
From the Eagle's Nest: Growing Up in Goldthwaite By Glenda Geeslin Helms
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Growing up in the rural Texas town of Goldthwaite in the 1950's and 1960's was rich, not in the material things, but the things that really mattered. Family was first, friends and community ran a... More > close second, and life was full of adventure if you only used your imagination. In this coming of age story, a girl explores her past and her roots and embraces life in a small community. It is a look back in time to the way it was then.< Less
The Wind on my Face By Johnny Carr
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'The Wind on my Face' is a candid and humorous account of a Birmingham teenager's life during the 1960s, covering his experiences of working in industry, of homelessness and life on the road in... More > Ireland and England, told from the perspective of the author's later life as a working musician in Berlin. It is a story of resilience, full of characters of great colour and diversity, which may make you cry, but will surely make you laugh.< Less
Nobody Watching By Maurice Collis
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Gareth is afraid of moving from junior school to grammar school. He believes he will lose his friends and his way of life. This book gives an insight into life in the 1960's without technology, day... More > time television and shows that life for children is lived largely outside of the house. The world is a smaller place and the village is the universe for most children who look after themselves in a community which is supportive in an unobtrusive way. Gareth's journey through 1962-3 is beset with hopes and fears and although he would like to find a way to maintain his current way of life he eventually realises that life changes irrevocably. He sets out his story in a series of journals which he hides cleverly. A stranger discovers the first journal in a house in which Gareth lived and this sets the finder on a voyage of discovery - discovery about Gareth and the secret of truth and fiction. The story is based in the village of Llandaff North in Cardiff, Wales.< Less

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