A funny nostalgic memoir of how it felt to be a teenager in the 60s whether you lived in America, Australia or the UK. Recall your mother’s pithy sayings, societal changes, food, fashions, schooling, teenage rebellion, boys, sex, 21st birthdays, surfing, the impact of rock ‘n roll and Beatlemania, job opportunities, sea voyages, hitch-hiking, doing the hippie trail and much much more. A fun flashback to an era that doesn’t exist now.
Targeted Age Group:: baby boomers
What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
I wanted the younger generation to know values we baby boomers had. A life without home computers, cellphones, credit cards and why older people generally saved. A time when children were children and fathers ruled the roost, and the impact of new technology.
How Did You Come up With Your Characters?
A biography of growing up in coastal Sydney, so this is the story of my family, but it could have been anyone else’s in some respects.
About the Author:
I was born in the UK, grew up in Australia by the sea and live in NZ. My husband and I adopted nine children, including two sets of twins from Russia and Romania, and raised them on our kiwifruit orchard. That story is told in my first book “How Many planes to get me? Nine children adopted into a NZ family” which is on Amazon as an e-book. My website is www.jonquilgraham.com.
Links to Purchase eBooks
Link To Buy Once I was a Teenager: Growing up in the 50s and 60s in Australia and beyond On Amazon
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