1960s stories, books, poems, and more

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The Lovely Miss Caroline. America's Sweetheart of Music. The It Girl. The Future Mrs. Miller. Carolina Sunshine. The Unofficial Frontwoman of the Sunshines-- In the early 1960s, Caroline Rogers seemed to have it all. But it was all a facade so well hidden that by the time it finally… Read More

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Shelves: 2

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"To survive in the music business, you gotta be smart. You gotta know how to play the game, and master it because if you don't, it will consume you. It will destroy you forever." This is the true story of KM Records from 1964 to 1965. Told… Read More

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November 04, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

This story is set in the 1960s, and follows a young woman on her journey on a stormy night. What could possibly go wrong?... Read More
This is an epistolary memoire about a love affair fifty years ago starting in 1967. My first love was perfect in every way and I had lost my young fourteen year old heart to her. "Ink and paper like old photographs fade with time but the stirrings of the heart… Read More
A poem in tribute to the 1963 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama. Read More

Reads: 470

Comments: 11

Shelves: 5

The Booksie Classic House

All my life there has been book in the family library that is forbidden. It is known simply as The Black Book. What is the secret that it holds? Read More

Reads: 2058

Comments: 12

Shelves: 6

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When Gordy flees America and the War in Vietnam and takes a job as an English teacher in Tokyo of the 1960s, he finds he gets a lot more than a mere hourly wage. Read More
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