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Cardboard Lover By Gardner Francis Fox
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MOMENT OF TRUTH Anne did not want money, he thought. She wanted marriage ... as Beth wanted affection, as Janet wanted confidence in herself as a woman, as Veronica wanted the violent release of... More > passion. And he, Willard Remsen? He was the other man in every woman's life, the lover who kissed their bruises and salved their pride. There was no substance behind such a man. He was superficial, surface bright, lacking character and responsibility. He was something to each of these women in the instant of their need, but nothing to himself ... He rumpled the paper in quick irritation. “It's the heat,” he told himself and went on reading.< Less
The Great Heart Bank Robbery By Red Jordan Arobateau
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The streets of New York City, 1962, Greenwich Village. We are introduced to Timmy: “a tall, good looking girl” who is cruising the gay section of the Village (before Stonewall) where the... More > gay kids assemble from: “All over Manhattan, the boroughs. They came over from Jersey, to hang out in the streets.” Timmy is a waitress, a butch sort. A confused 18 year old. A nice kid amid the good kids & street tramps -- We cry back and forth to each other; birds in some haven arrived to this migratory place. Some still in flight. Some undecided. Cry like kites. “Hello! Hello There!” Passing along, cruising. Then the scene is moved along by: “MISS MARY!” Cries, squeals of gay boys with peroxide hair, at the sight of ‘her’ blue uniform; “ALONG COMES MARY!” A gay memoir at its finest! You will love reading this historical book & all the adventures in it.< Less
The Great Heart Bank Robbery By Red Jordan Arobateau
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The streets of New York City, 1962, Greenwich Village. We are introduced to Timmy: “a tall, good looking girl” who is cruising the gay section of the Village (before Stonewall) where the... More > gay kids assemble from: “All over Manhattan, the boroughs. They came over from Jersey, to hang out in the streets.” Timmy is a waitress, a butch sort. A confused 18 year old. A nice kid amid the good kids & street tramps -- We cry back and forth to each other; birds in some haven arrived to this migratory place. Some still in flight. Some undecided. Cry like kites. “Hello! Hello There!” Passing along, cruising. Then the scene is moved along by: “MISS MARY!” Cries, squeals of gay boys with peroxide hair, at the sight of ‘her’ blue uniform; “ALONG COMES MARY!” A gay memoir at its finest! You will love reading this historical book & all the adventures in it.< Less
Breckenridge Towers By David Mittler
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In January 1857, the body of a female college student was discovered in the attic of Breckenridge Towers---the liberal arts building on the campus of Milton College---hanging from an overhead beam. ... More > Over sixty years later in January of 1920, a respected college professor was found dead, and he, like the woman in 1857, was swinging from the end of a rope in the attic of Breckenridge. The mysterious hangings were investigated by police and college authorities, and the cause of death in each case, although regrettable, was determined to be suicide. Cousins Tom and Chris Sabo, now roommates at Milton College in the fall of 1968, are intrigued with the rumored "haunting" of Breckenridge by the ghost who killed herself in 1857. Along with Sarah Rockford, a fellow freshman at Milton, they begin to search into the past, a journey which soon turns into unexpected shock and fear as the threesome confronts not only forces of the real world, but those of the supernatural.< Less
Fantastic Monsters of the Films Complete Collection By David Blanchard et al.
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Horror guaranteed to shock you dead or your life refunded! The cult classic monster magazine is back. All of the horror, all of the madness, all of the monsters, all together in one complete... More > collection for the first time ever! Delve back in to the nostalgia of the golden age of horror in a time before the internet if you wanted the latest scoop on your favorite monsters and how they were created you got Fantastic Monsters of the Films, featuring the Devil’s Work Shop and Monster of the Month. Over 450 pages of ghoulish delight the time has come to go back to the grave and resurrect the forgotten past of monster movie history.< Less
Herb Snitzer: Photographs from the Last Years of Metronome By Olivia Lahs-Gonzales et al.
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This catalogue, which accompanied the exhibition “Herb Snitzer: Photographs from the Last Years of Metronome” exhibition at the Sheldon Art Galleries in St. Louis in 2008, shines a... More > spotlight on the photography of internationally recognized photographer Herb Snitzer when he worked for Metronome, one of the country’s leading jazz magazines. Photographed during a remarkable period in jazz, these historic images also capture the vibrancy of New York in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The exhibition and catalogue are conceived and written by Benjamin Cawthra, assistant professor of history at California State University, Fullerton. Herb Snitzer's career covers over 45 years of imagemaking. Snitzer was photography and then Associate Editor of the magazine in 1960. His images have also appeared in Life, Look, The Saturday Evening Post, Time, and The New York Times, and can be found in many public and private collections including the Museum of Modern Art and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.< Less
Herb Snitzer: Photographs from the Last Years of Metronome By Olivia Lahs-Gonzales et al.
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This catalogue, which accompanied the exhibition “Herb Snitzer: Photographs from the Last Years of Metronome” exhibition at the Sheldon Art Galleries in St. Louis in 2008, shines a... More > spotlight on the photography of internationally recognized photographer Herb Snitzer when he worked for Metronome, one of the country’s leading jazz magazines. Photographed during a remarkable period in jazz, these historic images also capture the vibrancy of New York in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The exhibition and catalogue are conceived and written by Benjamin Cawthra, assistant professor of history at California State University, Fullerton. Herb Snitzer's career covers over 45 years of imagemaking. Snitzer was photography and then Associate Editor of the magazine in 1960. His images have also appeared in Life, Look, The Saturday Evening Post, Time, and The New York Times, and can be found in many public and private collections including the Museum of Modern Art and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.< Less
Keeper of Dreams: Memory, myth and meaning By Dr A.M. van Guest
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A young boy, incredibly shy, anxious and socially awkward, finds himself fascinated by the slum clearances of Manchester in the 1960s. The son of a brooding and secretive WW II refugee from Eastern... More > Europe, the boy follows a troubled path eventually to become a well-travelled and successful scientist, yet with a history of mental illness and failed relationships. With traditional medical and counselling approaches having repeatedly failed to provide a long-term solution to his mental health issues, one crucial life event leads him to embark upon a five-year journey of philosophically-appraised self-healing. Written as an engrossing novel – often dark and funny in equal measure − this cleverly crafted monomyth introduces all the key bio-psycho-social ideas underpinning good mental health, considers carefully the issues facing young people in modern society, and offers practical insights for troubled readers of all ages.< Less
Brownstone Dreams By Kevin R. McPartland
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Brownstone Dreams, set in Park Slope of the early 1960s, tells the story of Bobby Dutton, a decent 17-year-old boy who gets himself deeper and deeper into trouble after he steals the gun of Vincent... More > Casseo, a violent criminal from the neighborhood. Later, Bobby finds Vincent's brother bleeding from a stab wound and gets him to a hospital, saving his life and ensuring the friendship of Bobby and Vincent. His new friendship with the Casseos alienates Bobby from his girlfriend, Cathy, and from his old friends at the schoolyard. When Vincent kills a man at a bar who owed his father money, Bobby and Vincent go into hiding in Lower Manhattan, with Cathy, some Brooklyn hitmen, and the cops all looking for the two boys...< Less
Regarding Jeffrey By Amy Reece
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Arriving at a new school part way through the year, Linda is just trying to be a good student, do the right thing and fit in, but Jeffrey Butler, the most annoying kid in class, keeps getting in her... More > way. To make matters worse, it is the 1960s and the world around Linda is spinning with revolution. Her class is practicing nuclear bomb drills, her mother is listening to the Beatles and has stopped wearing a bra, and her brother is about to be drafted. It’s a good thing that Linda has Annie, her new best friend, to hold onto. Now, if only Annie was more accepted by the other kids and Jeffrey Butler would stop staring at her, life would be bearable. It is not until the popular kids accuse Jeffrey of stealing money from the school baseball team that Linda has to find her own truth and fight for what she knows is right.< Less

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