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Joseph P. Day: The Great Salesman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales
Joseph P. Day, the great salesman, sold about a third of the Bronx, a third of Queens and large swaths of Brooklyn during his lifetime. In one 12-hour auction he sold 1,574 properties. Day was the quintessential New Yorker. Day's story is a text-book lesson on what it takes to become a great salesman, and his 10 rules for success a menu on the qualities and characteristics he espoused.
Better Off Dead In Paradise
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Price: $1.09 USD. Words: 82,610. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2009. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Better Off Dead In Paradise is the sequel to Better Off Dead, which told the story of Frank Granstino, a younglife insurance salesman who got trapped the Mafia into writing life insurance policies on people who ended up dying mysteriously. Frank almost killed was saved by the FBI. Now in thise sequel the Mob catches up to Frank in the Cayman Islands, and the chase begins. Action packed thriller!
Better Off Dead
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Price: $1.09 USD. Words: 93,620. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2009. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Young Frank Granstino knew that selling life insurance would be a tough business even though he had only started selling six months before. But he never thought that it could cost him his life. After all, who knew that Tony Vongemi, a restaurant owner who had been feeding Frank people to write insurance on, was in the Mob? When Frank's clients start dying he realizes that something is dead wrong.
Is Your Father Black ?
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 35,640. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
At the age of seven Joey loses his father,his mother is young and is left with five small chidren. Two years later his mother meets a man and falls in love. Joey could never understand why people would give strange looks to him and his step-father until he finds out he's black. This is the struggle and heartaches of a family in the 1950's Brooklyn, New York living as a bi-racial family.
A Walking Tour of Brooklyn's Bedford/Stuyvesant
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
A Walking Tour of Brooklyn Heights
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Brooklyn Heights from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
A Walking Tour of Brooklyn's Park Slope
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Brooklyn's Park Slope from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
A Walking Tour of Brooklyn's Williamsburg Section
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Brooklyn's Williamsburg section from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Betty G's Gold
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Series: Joe Lyons & Jimmy Carson, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,080. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
There was no name on the C-46 but the crews who flew the Hump called her the Betty G. The airplane was identified by a painting of a scantily clad female on the side of the nose. In 1944 the Betty G encountered severe turbulence and crashed into the side of a mountain---attempts to reach the site were futile. Rumors circulated that gold coins for Chiang Kai-shek's payroll were aboard the Betty G.
Bums No More: The Championship Season of the 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,990. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
This is the definitive story of only world's championship by the legendary Boys of Summer, Dem Bums, the 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers – Jackie Robinson, Pee Wee Reese, Duke Snider, Gil Hodges, Don Newcombe, Carl Erskine, Carl Furillo, Johnny Podres – told through the eyes and memories of the die-hard fans who lived and died with them at Ebbets Field.