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Where Have All The Flowers Gone

Author : Ellen Emerson White
ISBN : 0439148898
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In 1968 Massachusetts, after her brother Patrick goes to fight in Vietnam, fifteen-year-old Molly records in her diary how she misses her brother, volunteers at a Veterans' Administration Hospital, and tries to make sense of the war in Vietnam and the tumultuous events in the United States. Includes historical notes.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Where Have All The Flowers Gone

Author : John Guinane
ISBN : 9781434936905
Genre : Fiction
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Where Have All the Flowers Gone tells the tale of war soldiering and coming home—the story of the Vietnam War as seen by one soldier. Being a soldier in Vietnam left an indelible impression on John Guinane. A Vietnam Vet, John visited a hospital on June 4, 2012, for a checkup. A male nurse was taking his blood. He was about forty years old, a college graduate who had majored in Journalism. He asked John what he was doing with his life. John told him he was writing a book about Vietnam and had just finished a chapter on the My Lai Massacre. The young man had never heard of the My Lai massacre. This was the only incentive John needed to finish the tale about his life. Where Have All the Flowers Gone is an unbiased and concise summary of the Vietnam conflict, written in the hopes that a young reader would gain some knowledge and a better understanding of this tragic period in American history. Why would anybody wish to write about Vietnam? “Because as Santayana has warned: “Those who do not learn from history are condemned to repeat it.” And this nation—great as it is—¬cannot afford another Vietnam.
Category: Fiction

Where Have All The Flowers Gone

Author : Alice Gerard
ISBN : 9780557666782
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This book tells the stories of five private schools begun in the Northeastern US during the 1960s by idealistic believers in educational freedom. Two of the schools have closed; the other three are still open and flourishing. Although the schools are different, they share a belief in the individuality of each child and his/her unlimited potential. Their stories are still relevant today.

Where Have All The Flowers Gone

Author : Dianna Hannon Forrester
ISBN : 9780615971537
Genre : Family & Relationships
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A powerful and moving memoir of a bereaved family and what they endured during the first year after their loved one's death in Afghanistan. A tribute to a real American hero who gave everything for his family and his country. This story tells of the emotion, the trials and tribulations of the family for that year and how they managed to cope with such a great loss in their quest for inner peace. A look at what it's like to lose someone dear to you. Someone who sacrificed their life protecting our freedom while serving in the military. How this family managed and learned to cope with their loss is an inspiration for others in the same or similar situations.
Category: Family & Relationships

Where Have All The Flowers Gone

Author : Anthony M. Casale
ISBN : STANFORD:36105038561622
Genre : Baby boom generation
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Music Of The Counterculture Era

Author : James E. Perone
ISBN : 0313326894
Genre : History
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Presents a history of popular music during the 1960s and 1970s and weighs its influence on the art, politics, and culture of the era.
Category: History

Where Have All The Pop Stars Gone

Author : Marti Childs
ISBN : 9781937317010
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"Where Have All the Pop Stars Gone? -- Volume 1" chronicles the lives of musical soloists and band members whose songs hit the top of the music charts in the late 1950s and in the '60s. Through conversations with them, as well as producers, managers and family members, we share fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpses into the lives of these creative, talented people."Where Have All the Pop Stars Gone? -- Volume 1" includes authenticated, authorized biographical chapters on seven musical groups and solo performers: the Association (whose songs include three gold records -- "Cherish," "Windy" and "Never My Love"); Herman's Hermits (whose extensive string of hits includes three gold records -- "Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter," "I'm Henry VIII, I Am" and "There's a Kind of Hush"); the Kingston Trio (whose enormous popularity reflected in seven gold albums triggered the folk music craze of the early '60s, and whose hits included million-selling "Tom Dooley," along with "Where Have All the Flowers Gone" and "Greenback Dollar"); Chris Montez (whose hit tunes included "Let's Dance," "Call Me" and "The More I See You"); the Spiral Starecase (who recorded "She's Ready," "No One For Me To Turn To" and the smash hit "More Today Than Yesterday"); Bobby Vee (whose 30 hit records included "Take Good Care of My Baby," "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes" and the million-selling "Come Back When You Grow Up"); and the Zombies (whose hits included "She's Not There," "Tell Her No" and the gold record "Time of the Season").
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The Daily Ukulele Leap Year Edition

Author : Hal Leonard Corp.
ISBN : 9781480323490
Genre : Music
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(Fake Book). This super collection features 366 more well-known songs arranged for ukulele from the 1950s through today, by artists such as Carole King, Elton John, the Bee Gees, Stevie Wonder, the Beatles, Paul Simon, Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson and others, plus favorites from movies, Broadway, Motown and more! Just like the first Daily Ukulele book, all arrangements feature melody, lyrics and ukulele chord grids in uke-friendly keys. A special "Ukulele 101" section, a chord chart, and vintage ukulele-themed photos round out the fun. Tunes include: Ain't No Sunshine * Anticipation * Bubbly * Calendar Girl * Come Monday * Falling Slowly * Hallelujah * I Got You Babe * Lean on Me * Moondance * Route 66 * Sweet Caroline * We Are the World * Y.M.C.A. and scores more! The Daily Ukulele: Leap Year Edition offers ukulele fun all year long even on February 29th!
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To Everything There Is A Season

Author : Allan M. Winkler
ISBN : 9780199886661
Genre : Music
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Author or coauthor of such legendary songs as "If I Had a Hammer," "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" and "Turn, Turn, Turn," Pete Seeger is the most influential folk singer in the history of the United States. In "To Everything There Is a Season": Pete Seeger and the Power of Song, Allan Winkler describes how Seeger applied his musical talents to improve conditions for less fortunate people everywhere. This book uses Seeger's long life and wonderful songs to reflect on the important role folk music played in various protest movements of the twentieth century. A tireless supporter of union organization in the 1930s and 1940s, Seeger joined the Communist Party, performing his songs with banjo and guitar accompaniment to promote worker solidarity. In the 1950s, he found himself under attack during the Red Scare for his radical past. In the 1960s, he became the minstrel of the civil rights movement, focusing its energy with songs that inspired protestors and challenged the nation's patterns of racial discrimination. Toward the end of the decade, he turned his musical talents to resisting the war in Vietnam, and again drew fire from those who attacked his dissent as treason. Finally, in the 1970s, he lent his voice to the growing environmental movement by leading the drive to clean up the Hudson River. The book seeks to answer such fundamental questions as: What was the source of Seeger's appeal? How did he capture the attention and affection of people around the world? And why is song such a powerful medium? Richly researched and crisply written, "To Everything There Is a Season": Pete Seeger and the Power of Song is an ideal supplement for U.S. history survey courses, as well as twentieth-century U.S. history and history of American folk music courses. To purchase Pete Seeger songs discussed in the text, visit the following link for an iTunes playlist compiled by Oxford University Press: (http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewIMix? id=375976891)
Category: Music