Books tagged: howard hughes

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Bouncing Outside
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,030. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
From a unique perspective in crackling prose, Bouncing Outside narrates a wide range of subjects in flashback form set in the cockpit of a Kayak while paddling Northern California rivers and lakes. The book covers such subjects as NFL football when it was fun; the largest bank robbery in US history; and Howard Hughes' 1939 record-breaking around-the-world flight...
Nevada's Golden Age of Gambling
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,380. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
Before "Bugsy" Siegel" opened the Flamingo casino and created the Las Vegas Strip, the Mob was hard at work stealing Downtown casinos like the Las Vegas Club and the El Cortez from their original owners. Reno casino owners resorted to arson and murder to keep their money flowing, and they had Lake Tahoe casinos in their pocket too!
Titus Andronicus Scott
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,940. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
February 25, 1956: “Ship down and all is well.” These six words recorded the landing of the first manned spacecraft on Mars. This book tells the story of the events that led to that momentous, but heretofore unrecorded occasion, and the story of the fabulous character who wrote those words.
366 Squared Volume 4: April
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Series: 366 Squared. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"Hey dude, what happened to March?" I know, I know. The last volume to come out was February. We moved. It was a big, traumatic move that involved a computer standing idle at the other house. There will be a volume 3 for March, I promise. Someday. Meanwhile, this is Vol 4: a little less fantasy,a little more historical fiction, and the usual dollop of science fiction. 366 words per day, as always.
The Strange Life of Howard Hughes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Howard Hughes was an obsessed man. He was obsessed with aviation and he was obsessed with sex, both conventional and bi-sexual. His relationships included some of the most famous names in Hollywood, both men and women, including Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn, Bette Davis, Tyrone Power, Randolph Scott, and Jean Peters.
Secret Societies
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Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,230. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
From the origins of the Sicilian "men of honor" society in New Orleans, to the tomb of Yale's Skull & Bones in Connecticut, secret societies have long held a hidden influence over our lives.
Messerschmidts Over America-Part 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
On March 30, 1945, the USAAF captures their first flight-worthy Me 262 A-1a and starts the wheels in motion that leads to Colonel Harold Watson to sending ten Me 262s to New York City.
Messerschmidts Over America-Part 3
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
On March 30, 1945, the USAAF captures their first flight-worthy Me 262 A-1a and starts the wheels in motion that leads to Colonel Harold Watson to sending ten Me 262s to New York City.
Messerschmidts Over America-Part 4
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
On March 30, 1945, the USAAF captures their first flight-worthy Me 262 A-1a and starts the wheels in motion that leads to Colonel Harold Watson to sending ten Me 262s to New York City.
Bagging The Bunny
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,960. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A personal account of growing up during the idealistic 1950's and entering adulthood during the 1960's is provided through true stories about people who use wit, half-wit and a sense of adventure to tackle life's challenges. Hilarious failures and uplifting successes show that everyday activities provide people with opportunities to paint their lives brightly and boldly.