Sixties stories, books, poems, and more

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A Navy sailor seeks peace during the Vietnam War but finds it elusive. Read More

Tags: war, society, sixties

It is 1969 and Joe Gallagher and the Red barn Commune, creating a new way of living, face hostility from the county sheriff and his deputies. Read More
A novel written as a collection of short stories, Chronicles of Wabaquasset follows a small town in Connecticut with Native American undertones. It is about one man, the storyteller, who tells the stories of the town as he sits in front of the general store. The stories start in the… Read More
Based on actual events, Brutal Exclusions focuses on life in Charleston, SC, during a decade that changed history: The Sixties. After a school bus is toppled by eight Charleston businessmen in protest against school desegregation, Alethea Jamison, the only African American youngster on a bus full of white children, suffers… Read More
During the sixties, a couple with a broken marriage are forced to be in a bomb shelter together. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

February 15, 2014

Reads: 394

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

On a warm summer Friday night a page turns. Read More
At Christmas time an angel appears on the morning train. Read More

Short Story / Flash Fiction

February 07, 2014

Reads: 583

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A young girl friend teaches me an old lesson Read More
Adolescent follies, antics and dreams during freshman year of high school. Read More
Mr.Stewart writes the prologue for his novella,Lake Mariposa. Read More
Lake Mariposa is a coming of age story about growing up and falling in love in the 1960's. It involves the counter culture of that era. Read More
Glasgow, 1964. Paddy wants to marry Maggie, a Protestant divorcee with a child,but Paddy's mother, a devout catholic, has yet to learn of the relationship. Read More
In a flashback to the year 1965, Leonard Donahue, Ethan Donahue’s father, urges the staff at his clothing company to think forwardly, Kay Altmire, mother of Kimberly Altmire, gets involved in the Civil Rights movement and Leonard and Lynn Donahue travel to Mississippi to visit Leonard’s father Nicholas while he… Read More
You never forget your first love, and Caroline Andrews could certainly never forget Jim Morrison. They were, after all, perfect for each other. Five years after their last encounter, a tragic loss has left her a shell of her former self, and the last thing she's expecting is to run… Read More
This southern kid is in a juvenile family, and during his miserable life, all sorts of goods and bads happen to him. He is not Forrest Gump, who is not exactly real... Read More
Faulkner and Bruce must deal with thieving kids around the studio, and Faulkner reunites with an old flame. Read More
Extracts taken from the longer story, "The Gambolling Baby Boomer" (roman a clef version; so some names have been changed). All the events detailed above are accurate to the best of my knowledge, and as ever I write in a spirit of Christian truth and integrity to the best of… Read More
Also known as "The Riddle of the British English (redux)" Read More
A Child's west London in the 1960s. Image: Late 1950s. Read More
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