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Groovy Old Men

Author : Nick Baker
ISBN : 184831020X
Genre : Great Britain
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The rise of an impressive new species of older man is hilariously and perceptively charted by journalist, broadcaster and producer Nick Baker. Groovy old men still move with the times. They're still into sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll, still work, and see age as no reason to stop having fun. They were present at the birth of youth culture in the 50s, sighing with relief at missing National Service and reeling from the impact of Bill Haley. They're now part of a new breed of older men who are, as Nick Baker brilliantly argues in this unique, funny and occasionally touching book, on the march."Groovy Old Men" is packed full of interviews with experts and archetypes like designer Sir Paul Smith, radical Tariq Ali, veteran writer Ray Gosling, bioethics expert Professor John Harris and Mark Ellen, former member of Ugly Rumours, the band once led by Tony Blair. And lots of ordinary Groovy Old Men too. A humorous, entertaining and occasionally provocative commentary on older male life in the noughties, Nick Baker's book invents then dissects the Groovy Old Men phenomenon, and peers into the glamorous world of Groovy Old Men of the future.
Category: Great Britain

Ethics And Humanity

Author : N. Ann Davis
ISBN : 9780190295981
Genre : Philosophy
File Size : 51.42 MB
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Ethics and Humanity pays to tribute to Jonathan Glover, a pioneering figure whose thought and personal influence have had a significant impact on applied philosophy. In topics that include genetic engineering, abortion, euthanasia, war, and moral responsibility, Glover has made seminal contributions. The papers collected here, written by some of the most distinguished contemporary moral philosophers, address topics to which Glover has contributed, with particular emphasis on problems of conflict discussed in his book, Humanity: A Moral History of the Twentieth Century. There are also moving testaments to the influence Glover has had on colleagues, students, and friends. Glover himself contributes a series of fine replies, which constitute an important addition to his published work.
Category: Philosophy

One Groovy Summer

Author : Rocky Gregory
ISBN : 9781499006018
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 31.4 MB
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The critically acclaimed One Groovy Summer is a fun book about two young adults seeking fun and adventure the summer of 1968. It was the Sixties - the time of the Sexual Revolution and the Hippie Movement. Just out of high school, Will and Skip knew they could be drafted into the Vietnam War soon. So they were determined to make the most of their summer break, and they sure did. It was one groovy adventure full of action, romance,and comedy. Young Adults everywhere are enjoying it and telling their friends. So don't miss it.
Category: Fiction

Loving Men

Author : Richard P. Hardy
ISBN : UCSC:32106014016767
Genre : Social Science
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This book contains interviews with thirty men who cared for partners with AIDS, and who all -- from both a humanist and religious perspective -- recognize that in the act of caring, and, more importantly, in the special dynamic that being gay men in a partnership has, there is a deep spiritual component. While several of the interviewees rejected organized religion in their coming out and living as gay men, all suggest that their lives have been deepened through two components of all faiths: the act of service and unconditional love.
Category: Social Science

New Statesman

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105132677217
Genre : Social sciences
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Category: Social sciences


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ISBN : PSU:000055586191
Genre : Copyright
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Labor To Power

Author : Henry Mayer
ISBN : 0207127069
Genre : Elections
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Category: Elections


Author : Margaret Atwood
ISBN : UOM:39015000695182
Genre : Domestic fiction
File Size : 47.65 MB
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Part detective novel, part psychological thriller, "Surfacing" is the story of a young woman who returns to northern Quebec, to the remote island of her childhood, with her lover and two friends, to investigate the mysterious disappearance of her father. Flooded with memories, she begins to realize that going home means entering not only another place, but another time. As the wild island exerts its elemental hold and she is submerged in the language of the wilderness, she discovers that what she is really searching for is her own past. Permeated with an aura of suspense, complex with layered meanings, and written in brilliant, diamond-sharp prose, "Surfacing "has grown in reputation as a novel unique in modern literature for its mythic exploration of one woman's spiritual pilgrimage.
Category: Domestic fiction

The Candy Men

Author : Nile Southern
ISBN : 9781628724585
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This unbelievable, “thoroughly enjoyable” story of the book that shocked censors and (of course) went on to worldwide notoriety (The New York Times). In the early fall of 1958, the already-notorious Olympia Press in Paris published a novel entitled Candy—an erotic, Rabelaisian satire loosely based on Voltaire’s Candide written by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg under the pseudonym Maxwell Kenton. The novel was banned by French censors, reissued by Olympia’s intrepid publisher under the title Lollipop, re-banned, and again reissued. It became one of the most talked-about novels of the 1960s, selling millions of copies in America alone and spawning a Hollywood movie. Here, the hilarious, rebellious, sometimes tragic story of Candy’s public career is recounted in full, from the book’s humble beginnings in late 1950s Paris, through the authors’ wily, often self-destructive business dealings with their equally wily French publisher, to its chaotic and controversial publication in the United States. “In a magnificent epistolary style” The Candy Men follows Candy’s underground-to-mainstream success with unblinking scrutiny on the details, including the legal shenanigans that surrounded it, the blatant piracy that plagued it, and the star-studded cast that helped make it into one of the worst movies ever made (Publishers Weekly).
Category: Biography & Autobiography