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Summary: For Detective Chief Inspector George Gently, the world is changing at a dizzying pace. As the 1960s draw to a close and a new era beckons, he feels more and more estranged and ill-equipped to cope. But for Gently and his fellow officers, one thing remains constant in their northeast England beat : violent crime.--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV GEO

Summary: This televised time capsule recounts the incredible events of the past 100 years. Through exclusive interviews and rare film footage you will witness the great wars, devastating disasters, and social changes of this century decade-by-decade.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Passport Video 2004

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV REM

Wiles, Deborah

Summary: It's 1964 in Greenwood, Mississippi, and Sunny's town is being invaded by people from up north who are coming to help people register to vote. Her personal life isn't much better, as a new stepmother, brother, and sister are crowding into her life, giving her little room to breathe.--From publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2014

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WIL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WIL

Summary: Here are real-time accounts of these years of turmoil: Calvin Trillin reports on the integration of Southern universities, E. B. White and John Updike wrestle with the enormity of the Kennedy assassination, and Jonathan Schell travels with American troops into the jungles of Vietnam. The murder of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the fallout of the 1968 Democratic Convention, the Soviet invasion of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 SIX

Cline, Emma.

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Summary: Mesmerized by a band of girls in the park whom she perceives as enjoying a life of free and careless abandon, 1960s teen Evie Boyd becomes obsessed with gaining acceptance into their circle. Evie, grateful for their charismatic leader's attention, the sense of family the group offers, and the assurance of the girls, is swept into their chaotic cult existence. As things turn darker, her choices...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CLI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLI

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Cline 2016

Lindop, Edmund.

Summary: Presents the social, political, economic, and technological changes in the United States during the nineteen sixties, including the civil rights movement, the popularization of rock music, and the expedition to the Moon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.923 LIN

Steel, Danielle

Summary: "Against the electrifying backdrop of the 1960s, Danielle Steel unveils the gripping chronicle of a young woman discovering a passion for justice and of the unsung heroes she encounters on her quest to fight the good fight. The daughter and granddaughter of prominent Manhattan lawyers, Meredith McKenzie is destined for the best of everything: top schools, elite social circles, the perfect...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Steel 2018

Steel, Danielle

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Summary: Against the electrifying backdrop of the 1960s, Danielle Steel unveils the gripping chronicle of a young woman discovering a passion for justice and of the unsung heroes she encounters on her quest to fight the good fight. The daughter and granddaughter of prominent Manhattan lawyers, Meredith McKenzie is destined for the best of everything: top schools, elite social circles, the perfect...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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Summary: Back for season five, Doctor Blake is ready to solve a series of strange and shocking crimes. Blake once again investigates the seemingly unsolvable murders that take place in the fascinating sub-cultures of 1960s Ballarat.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc. 2018

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOC

Mailer, Norman.

Summary: No writer plunged more wholeheartedly into the chaotic energies of the 1960s than Norman Mailer, as he fearlessly revolutionized literary norms and genres to capture the political, social, and sexual explosions of an unsettled era. Here, for the first time in one volume, are his unforgettable books of the 1960s: two disruptive and visionary novels, and two radically innovative journalistic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAI

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Summary: Follow Ms. Peregrine Fisher, niece of Miss Phryne Fisher, as she steps into her aunt's role as a lady detective, this time in 1960s Melbourne, Australia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: In 1962 England, a young couple find their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ON

Cline, Emma

Summary: Girls-- their vulnerability, strength, and passion to belong-- are at the heart of this stunning first novel for readers of Jeffrey Eugenides's The Virgin Suicides and Jennifer Egan's A Visit from the Goon Squad. Northern California, during the violent end of the 1960s. At the start of summer, a lonely and thoughtful teenager, Evie Boyd, sees a group of girls in the park, and is immediately...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CLI

Modiano, Patrick

Summary: "A writer's notebook becomes the key that unlocks memories of a love formed and lost in 1960s Paris. In the aftermath of Algeria's war of independence, Paris was a city rife with suspicion and barely suppressed violence. Amid this tension, Jean, a young writer adrift, met and fell for Dannie, an enigmatic woman fleeing a troubled past. A half century later, with his old black notebook as a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOD

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P MOD

Perkins, Lynne Rae.

Summary: Teenagers in a small town in the 1960s experience new thoughts and feelings, question their identities, connect, and disconnect as they search for the meaning of life and love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PER

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PER
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL FIC PER

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PER

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1 available in Adult, Call number: J FICTION Per

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC PER

Wiles, Deborah.

Summary: Franny Chapman just wants some peace. But that's hard to get when her best friend is feuding with her, her sister has disappeared, and her uncle is fighting an old war in his head. Her saintly younger brother is no help, and the cute boy across the street only complicates things. Worst of all, everyone is walking around just waiting for a bomb to fall. It's 1962, and it seems the whole country...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Wiles 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION WIL

Summary: The story of psychedelic chemists Robert "Tim" Scully and Nicholas Sand, and how their positive experiences with LSD motivated them to become major players in the 1960s drug counterculture by creating ultrapure "Orange Sunshine" acid.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MVD Visual 2018

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SUN

Moretta, John

Summary: "Among the most significant subcultures in modern U.S. history, the hippies had a far-reaching impact on American society. The entrenched institutions within the political and cultural establishments that the hippies challenged, or abandoned, mainly prevailed. Yet the nonviolent, egalitarian principles of the movement, underpinned an era of civic protest that brought an end to the Vietnam War"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.5 MOR

Summary: An overview of the worldwide political upheavals during the Sixties and Seventies. Interweaves footage from the Vietnam War and the antiwar protests in the U.S., May '68 in Paris, the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, Salvador Allende and the coup in Chile, Che Guevara and Regis Debray in Bolivia, the Shah of Iran, Fidel Castro, et alia. Contains official images, film clips, news coverage...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icarus Films Home Video 2009

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MacFarlane, Scott

Summary: "Focusing on the years from 1962 through 1976, this book takes a constructivist look at the "Hippie" era's key works of prose, which in turn may be viewed as the literary canon of the counterculture. It examines the ways in which these works with their tendency toward whimsy and true spontaneity are genuinely reflective of the period"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McFarland & Co. 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 MacFarlane

White, Edmund

Summary: "City Boy" tells the story of White's years in 1970s New York, bouncing from intellectual encounters with Susan Sontag and Harold Brodkey to his erotic entanglements downtown to the city's burgeoning gay scene of artists and writers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WHITE, EDMUND WHI

Yamashita, Karen Tei

Summary: Beginning in 1968, a motley cast of students, laborers, artists, revolutionaries, and provocateurs from San Francisco's Chinatown make their way through the history of the day, becoming caught in a riptide of politics and passion, clashing ideologies and personal turmoil that culminate in their effort to save the International Hotel--epicenter of the Yellow Power Movement.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC YAM

Summary: 1957. The Latin Quarter, Paris. A cheap no-name hotel became a haven for a new breed of artists fleeing the conformity and censorship of America. The hotel soon turned into an epicenter of Beat writing that produced some of the most important works of the Beat generation. It came to be known as the Beat Hotel. Alan Govenar's feature documentary The Beat Hotel explores this amazing place and time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2012

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Gwin, Minrose

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Summary: "In the fall of 1957, Olivia McAlister is living in Opelika, Mississippi, caring for her two girls, June and Grace, and her husband, Holly. She dreams of living a much larger life--seeing the world and returning to her wartime job at a landing boat factory in New Orleans. As she watches over the birds in her yard, Olivia feels like an "accidental"--a migratory bird blown off course. When...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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