Born in 1970. Birthday Nostalgia.


Author: Kerry Butters
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781533604699
Category:
Page: 82
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Born in 1970 by Kerry Butters is a reference Book from that year, included in it are things in the News, Famous Births and Deaths etc. Great for birthday presents. Look out for other years in the series or maybe buy your own birth year. Look out for other years in the series by the same Author. 1916 - 2016

Happy Birthday to You!


Author: Dr. Seuss
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780007280742
Category: Birthdays
Page: 28
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Introducing a host of zany creatures and wacky situations, this tale looks at all the wonderful things that children get up to on their birthdays in the imaginary land of Katroo.

Born in 1966. Birthday Nostalgia.


Author: Kerry Butters
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781533451880
Category:
Page: 138
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Born in 1966 by Kerry Butters is a reference Book from that year, included in it are things in the News, Famous Births and Deaths etc. Great for birthday presents. Look out for other years in the series or maybe buy your own birth year. Look out for other years in the series by the same Author. 1916 - 2016

1970

6 X 9 | 128 Pages: Distressed Vintage Cassette Tape Design on Soft Matte Cover | Notebook, Diary, Composition Book for Seventies Rockers
Author: Print Print Frontier
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781723108402
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Page: 128
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This is the perfect composition book to keep a journal or diary for someone needing a 1970 birthday gift. If you were born in the 1970s you'll remember all the great tunes you enjoyed. This will bring back all your 70's nostalgia. It would make a perfect totally rad retro DJ for your funky friends. Features distressed vintage cassette tape graphics with the year 1970 printed on it. Use it to take notes in school, at the office, in class, or give it as a artistic gift. This college ruled lined composition notebook journal is 6" x 9" with matte-finished cover and 128 pages. Plenty of space for journaling, a diary, brainstorming, dream journaling, mindfulness, prayer, meditation, organizing, to-do lists, drawing, music or lyric writing, or back to school. Makes a perfect notebook for seventies rockers. Great for adults, teens, or children.

Postmodern Hollywood

What's New in Film and why it Makes Us Feel So Strange
Author: M. Keith Booker
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275999001
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 213
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Looks at the varied manifestations of postmodernism in an array of popular American films from the 1950s forward.

Born on the Fourth of July

40th Anniversary Edition
Author: Ron Kovic
Publisher: Akashic Books
ISBN: 1617754706
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 224
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"Classic and timeless." --New York Times "The book details Kovic's entering of the Vietnam War as a fierce, pro-war patriot before becoming an outspoken peace activist after an injury paralyzed him and he returned home to a cold reception." --Rolling Stone "Born on the Fourth of July tells the story of its author's transition from war hawk to protestor after being paralyzed in Vietnam, and coming home to a lukewarm reception. It's no coincidence that 'Born in The U.S.A.' tells very much the same tale." --Billboard "Kovic's book follows him from star high school wrestler to a patriotic American inspired by John F. Kennedy to join the marines to the traumatic 1968 wartime injury that left him paralyzed from the chest down to his emergence as an outspoken anti-war activist." --Hollywood Reporter "The 1976 book, which was made into an Oscar winning film starring Tom Cruise in 1989, details Kovic's period in the Vietnam War as a fierce, pro-war patriot before he became an outspoken peace activist after an injury paralysed him and he returned home to a cold reception." --NME "He was born in the U.S.A.--and on the 4th of July. Bruce Springsteen narrates a foreword he wrote in the new audiobook edition of Born on the Fourth of July, Ron Kovic's anti-Vietnam War memoir." --New York Daily News "There is no better time than Independence Day to listen [to] The Boss’ iconic voice on the foreword and this great work of art." --Examiner "For the 40th anniversary of the book, which became a movie in the ‘80s starring Tom Cruise, a new print edition was issued with a foreword written by Bruce Springsteen, and the audiobook is the only place where you can hear Bruce read his foreword directly to you. That’s right, the Boss sets the tone for this extremely powerful and moving memoir in a way that you won’t want to miss." --Omnivoracious "Forty years ago the Vietnam vet from Massapequa--wounded in combat and in a wheelchair ever since--published his classic war memoir, later made into a film with Tom Cruise. The anniversary edition features a foreword by Bruce Springsteen. Kovic's new book, Hurricane Street, chronicles the 1970s activism of the American Veterans Movement." --Newsday "Born on the Fourth of July chronicles Kovic's transformation from a gung-ho soldier entering the Vietnam War to his return home as a paralyzed man. His experiences overseas, as well as the terrible way he was treated when he came back, made Kovic's book one of the antiwar movement's most celebrated works." --Ultimate Classic Rock "Kovic entered of the Vietnam War as a fierce, pro-war patriot before becoming an outspoken peace activist after an injury paralyzed him and he returned home to a cold reception as a veteran. His book tells his story." --Radio.com "Born on the Fourth of July tells the story of Kovic's enlistment and how he became disillusioned with the war over time and especially after he returned home to the States. Many of the book's themes are echoed in Springsteen's hit song, 'Born in the U.S.A.'" --Asbury Park Press With a new foreword by Bruce Springsteen. This New York Times best seller (more than one million copies sold), presented here in a special fortieth-anniversary edition with a brand-new foreword by Bruce Springsteen, details the author's life story (portrayed by Tom Cruise in the Oliver Stone film)--from a patriotic soldier in Vietnam, to his severe battlefield injury, to his role as the country's most outspoken anti–Vietnam War advocate, spreading his message from his wheelchair.

Present Tense

Writing and Art by Young Women
Author: Micki Reaman
Publisher: CALYX Books
ISBN: 9780934971539
Category: Social Science
Page: 176
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A fascinating glimpse into the future of women's writing and art.

Once in a Lifetime

The Incredible Story of the New York Cosmos
Author: Gavin Newsham
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 9781555848699
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 288
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With over three million kids playing soccer across the country in the early 1970s, soccer was poised to finally conquer America, and its heartbreaking rise and fall is captured in Gavin Newsham's Once in a Lifetime. This book tells the story of the New York Cosmos soccer team, which brought the greatest talents of the world's biggest sport to a city awash in celebrity and decadence. In the summer of 1977, entrepreneurial Warner Brothers chairman Steve Ross assembled the best soccer players from across the globe to play for the Cosmos. Pele, the German superstar Franz Beckenbauer, Johan Neeskens, Giorgio Chinaglia, Brazil's 1970 World Cup-winning captain Carlos Alberto, Werner Roth, Roberto Cabanas, and many others all donned Cosmos jerseys and became instant celebrities in the process. The Cosmos quickly became the hottest ticket in town and the Cosmos players soon became enmeshed in a world of millionaires, gangsters, groupies, glamour, power struggles, alcoholic excess, drugs, and fistfights. Published to coincide with the World Cup in June 2006, Once in a Lifetime is the thrilling story of America's first flirtation with the world's most popular game.

"Ligeti's Laments: Nostalgia, Exoticism, and the Absolute "


Author: Amy Bauer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351560190
Category: Music
Page: 256
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When the Hungarian composer Gy?rgy Ligeti passed away in June 2006, he was widely feted as being one of the greatest composers of our time. His complete published works were recorded during his lifetime and his music continues to inspire a steady stream of performances and scholarship. Ligeti's Laments provides a critical analysis of the composer's works, considering both the compositions themselves and the larger cultural implications of their reception. Bauer both synthesizes and challenges the prevailing narratives surrounding the composer's long career and uses the theme of lament to inform a discussion of specific musical topics, including descending melodic motives, passacaglia and the influence of folk music. But Ligeti 'laments' in a larger sense; his music fuses rigour and sensuality, tradition and the new and influences from disparate high and low cultures, with a certain critical and ironic distance, reflected in his spoken commentary as well as in the substance of his music. The notions of nostalgia, exoticism and the absolute are used to relate works of different eras and genres, along with associated concepts of allegory, melancholy, contemporary subjectivity and the voice.

Five Lose Dad in the Garden Centre


Author: Bruno Vincent
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1786487543
Category: Humor
Page: 112
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Enid Blyton's books are beloved the world over and The Famous Five have been the perennial favourite of her fans. Now, in this new series of Enid Blyton for Grown-Ups, George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy are keen to show Uncle Quentin what a jolly good chap he is. Join Julian, George, Dick, Anne and Timmy the dog as they celebrate Father's Day by taking Uncle Quentin to the local garden centre to chose a new garden shed in which to conduct his experiments. But what promised to be a relaxed outing turns into a nightmare when Quentin disappears into thin air. He surely cannot have gone far . . .

Material culture in America

understanding everyday life
Author: Helen Sheumaker,Shirley Teresa Wajda
Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc
ISBN: 9781576076477
Category: Social Science
Page: 569
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Presents more than two hundred alphabetic entries that cover the history of American material culture, including such topics as adolescence, mourning, graphic design, Art Deco, and gay consumerism.

The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay

An American Family in Iran
Author: Hooman Majd
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0385535333
Category: Political Science
Page: 272
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With U.S.–Iran relations at a thirty-year low, Iranian-American writer Hooman Majd dared to take his young family on a year-long sojourn in Tehran. The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay traces their domestic adventures and closely tracks the political drama of a terrible year for Iran's government. It was an annus horribilis for Iran's Supreme Leader. The Green Movement had been crushed, but the regime was on edge, anxious lest democratic protests resurge. International sanctions were dragging down the economy while talk of war with the West grew. Hooman Majd was there for all of it. A new father at age fifty, he decided to take his blonde, blue-eyed Midwestern yoga instructor wife Karri and his adorable, only-eats-organic infant son Khash from their hip Brooklyn neighborhood to spend a year in the land of his birth. It was to be a year of discovery for Majd, too, who had only lived in Iran as a child. The book opens ominously as Majd is stopped at the airport by intelligence officers who show him a four-inch thick security file about his books and journalism and warn him not to write about Iran during his stay. Majd brushes it off—but doesn't tell Karri—and the family soon settles in to the rituals of middle class life in Tehran: finding an apartment (which requires many thousands of dollars, all of which, bafflingly, is returned to you when you leave), a secure internet connection (one that persuades the local censors you are in New York) and a bootlegger (self-explanatory). Karri masters the head scarf, but not before being stopped for mal-veiling, twice. They endure fasting at Ramadan and keep up with Khash in a country weirdly obsessed with children. All the while, Majd fields calls from security officers and he and Karri eye the headlines—the arrest of an American "spy," the British embassy riots, the Arab Spring—and wonder if they are pushing their luck. The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay is a sparkling account of life under a quixotic authoritarian regime that offers rare and intimate insight into a country and its people, as well as a personal story of exile and a search for the meaning of home.

Southern California in the '50s

Sun, Fun and Fantasy
Author: Charles Phoenix
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781883318994
Category: History
Page: 159
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA IN THE '50s: SUN, FUN AND FANTASY—a treasury of retro car culture, space-age style, suburbia, Hollywood, mountain, desert and seaside resorts, and America's favorite amusement parks. In the 1950s, Southern California was the place to be. The mood was up, prosperity ruled, and the standard of living was high. It was the land of plenty for a new generation of movers and shakers who reinvented the way America would live.

Emma Watson

Actress and Activist
Author: Kathy Furgang
Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 0766097382
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 24
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You may know her from the Harry Potter movies as Harry's pal, Hermione Granger, but Emma Watson has come a long way since the hit films shot her to fame as a young child. In her post-Potter years, Emma has acted in serious films, graduated from an Ivy League university, and become a serious activist. This compelling book about Emma's life provides an inspiring look at how her career and education inspired her to speak out for women's rights around the world, eventually being named a United Nations Women Goodwill ambassador. The straightforward, engaging text is supplemented by full-color photographs, quotes from the actress, and fun facts.

Kindred


Author: Octavia Butler
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807083704
Category: Fiction
Page: 264
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Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. Rufus, the white son of a plantation owner, is drowning, and Dana has been summoned to save him. Dana is drawn back repeatedly through time to the slave quarters, and each time the stay grows longer, more arduous, and more dangerous until it is uncertain whether or not Dana's life will end, long before it has a chance to begin.

The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby


Author: Tom Wolfe
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9781429961035
Category: Social Science
Page: 384
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"An excellent book by a genius," said Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., of this now classic exploration of the 1960s from the founder of new journalism. "This is a book that will be a sharp pleasure to reread years from now, when it will bring back, like a falcon in the sky of memory, a whole world that is currently jetting and jazzing its way somewhere or other."--Newsweek In his first book, The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby (1965) Wolfe introduces us to the sixties, to extravagant new styles of life that had nothing to do with the "elite" culture of the past.

Edible Histories, Cultural Politics

Towards a Canadian Food History
Author: Franca Iacovetta,Valerie J. Korinek,Marlene Epp
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442612835
Category: Cooking
Page: 456
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Based on findings from menus, cookbooks, government documents, advertisements, media sources, oral histories, memoirs, and archival collections, Edible Histories offers a veritable feast of original research on Canada's food history and its relationship to culture and politics. This exciting collection explores a wide variety of topics, including urban restaurant culture, ethnic cuisines, and the controversial history of margarine in Canada. It also covers a broad time-span, from early contact between European settlers and First Nations through the end of the twentieth century.

Talking to Heaven

A Medium's Message of Life After Death
Author: James Van Praagh
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780451191724
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Page: 292
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A medium recounts his experiences relaying messages from spirits in the afterlife, sharing the stories of the mourners he has served and showing readers how they can contact their departed loved ones