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Recollections: A Baby Boomer's Memories of the Fabulous Fifties By Jim Chambers
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As one of the first post-WWII Baby Boomers, Jim Chambers’ childhood and early teenage years were in the 1950s, a remarkable decade for the United States that saw enormous political,... More > technological, and cultural changes. Although many books have covered the headline-making events of the era in great detail, few of these books give the reader a real feel for what daily life was like for Americans living in that decade, especially for kids growing up then. The author remembers the little nuts and bolts things of daily life for families during the fascinating decade known as the Fabulous Fifties. "Recollections" perfectly blends paying homage to the little day-to-day rituals with a larger scale examination of social issues and mores of the times, and it’s equally entertaining on either level. "Recollections" is a warm, lovingly honest, and fascinating portrait of America in the mid-20th Century.< Less
Recollections: A Baby Boomer's Memories of the Fabulous Fifties By Jim Chambers
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As one of the first post-WWII Baby Boomers, Jim Chambers’ childhood and early teenage years were in the 1950s, a remarkable decade for the United States that saw enormous political,... More > technological, and cultural changes. Although many books have covered the headline-making events of the era in great detail, few of these books give the reader a real feel for what daily life was like for Americans living in that decade, especially for kids growing up then. The author remembers the little nuts and bolts things of daily life for families during the fascinating decade known as the Fabulous Fifties. "Recollections" perfectly blends paying homage to the little day-to-day rituals with a larger scale examination of social issues and mores of the times, and it’s equally entertaining on either level. "Recollections" is a warm, lovingly honest, and fascinating portrait of America in the mid-20th Century.< Less
Car Ads Infinitum: Over 600 Car Ads from the Baby Boomer Years 1949-67. Volume 2 - General Motors II Pontiac-Chevrolet-Corporate By Duncan Holmes
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Second volume of planned five volume series featuring vintage car advertisements from the modern postwar era from 1949 through 1967. It picks up where first volume left off, covering GMs two lower... More > divisions, Pontiac and Chevrolet, as well as GM corporate ads of this period. As in previous book, all ads are in color, and virtually every magazine in which each one appeared, along with dates, are given.< Less
Car Ads Infinitum: Over 600 Car Ads from the Baby Boomer Years 1949-67. Volume 2 - General Motors II Pontiac-Chevrolet-Corporate By Duncan Holmes
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Second volume of planned five volume series featuring vintage car advertisements from the modern postwar era from 1949 through 1967. It picks up where first volume left off, covering GMs two lower... More > divisions, Pontiac and Chevrolet, as well as GM corporate ads of this period. As in previous book, all ads are in color, and virtually every magazine in which each one appeared, along with dates, are given.< Less
the ultimate street ball book By Fred Lavner
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Boomerist Fred Lavner takes you back, as far back as 2000 BC, to learn all about the origins of the simple rubber ball and how it grew to become the greatest plaything ever for boys and girls of the... More > boomer era. Games and rules are included, of course!< Less
Poeta Nacitur Non Fit - (A Poet Is Born, Not Made) By Pamela Lillian Valemont
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Poetry of an Australian post-war baby boomer, who grew up in the 60's era.
Shades of Rosewood By Joanne M. Miller
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An Adirondack trapper and an Irish immigrant maid...a lonely war bride and a Mexican outlaw...a wild teenage girl and a rebellious street rodder...a wounded Vietnam veteran and a devoted nurse...a... More > divorced mother and her halfbreed son. Against the backdrop of the Adirondack Mountains, with music keeping time, eight stories chronicle the history and lives of the Maguire family and those they love. Mature women will reminisce and younger women will experience what it was like to grow up in small town America in a bygone era. Each generation affects the next, each has its challenges, but the power of love and friendship sustains in loss and rejoices in laughter. Although written as independent stories, "Shades of Rosewood" is designed to be read in sequence, resulting in a novel. Author: Joanne M. Miller< Less
Stars, Cigars and Boxcars By Julian Gallo
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Short Story: 1957: A middle aged New Jersey man watches his young son in the comfort of their middle class home and begins to reminisce about his days riding the rails during The Depression. It... More > is the eve of a world changing event and while he contrasts his own upbringing with that of his son, he can’t help but wonder what this unexpected event will mean for his young boy.< Less
The 1926 Auburn By Jack Greenbaum
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A humorous coming-of-age novel about a young man in Brooklyn who while starting a union and helping his uncle to turn around a failing luncheonette finds time to make a hit movie with his three... More > girlfriends and a bunch of local hoods. A nostalgic look at Depression era Brooklyn.< Less
The 1926 Auburn By Jack Greenbaum
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A humorous coming-of-age novel about a young man in Brooklyn who while starting a union and helping his uncle to turn around a failing luncheonette finds time to make a hit movie with his three... More > girlfriends and a bunch of local hoods. A nostalgic look at Depression era Brooklyn.< Less