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Boomer Ball: The Ultimate Street Game Book By Fred Lavner
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Boomerist Fred Lavner takes you back in time for a lighthearted look at the great games we played with a simple rubber ball. Follow Fred as he tells his tall tales of how the rubber plant evolved... More > over thousands of years to create the iconic Spaldeen Hi-Bounce Pinky and the Pimple Ball, so kids of all ages could entertain themselves for hours and days with all kinds of nifty street games.< 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
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
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
Poeta Nacitur Non Fit - (A Poet Is Born, Not Made) By Pamela Lillian Valemont
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Poems of a baby boomer, Pamela Lillian Valemont, an Australian woman born post-war, in 1947, who grew up in the 60’s, the Bee Gees, Elvis Presley and Beatles era, and lived through the... More > political turmoil of the Vietnam War, the rise of the conservation/environmental-driven alternative society, the abolition of Apartheid, and the granting of land rights to Australian aborigines, and her interest and participation in these issues and events is apparent in her poetry. Poems reflecting Australian life, up to and including the present day. Her latest poems, Barack Obama, (a tribute to the President of the USA), Women of Liberia, (about the women who forced their country's leader Charles Taylor, to attend peace talks that ended the Civil War in 2003), Holding Hands And Jumping, (about the 2001, 9/11 terrorist attack on the Twin Towers), and Children of a Waterborne Holocaust, (about the children swept away and drowned during the historic flood in Queensland, January 2011), are included in this book.< 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