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1st Generation Immigrant Perception- Introduction to Americology
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
A brief introduction to 1st Generation Immigrant Perception. Traditional and Progressive Culture, a Comparison of 1950's American Culture and 1st generation immigrant culture, the term Americology, and a few questions and answers from immigrants primarily of Asian and Arabic cultures.
New York City Boxing Directory (1885-1960)
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
My eBook is an alphabetical directory of boxing-related persons and organizations in New York City. The time span is from the late 19th Century until after the mid 20th Century. The directory lists occupational titles, business and residential addresses, and phone numbers (for 1950s-1960). The text is pertinent for boxing enthusiasts as well as persons interested in researching family ancestries.
Lew Feldman 1930s Jewish Boxer From Brooklyn
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Lew Feldman was a very active boxer in both the lightweight and featherweight divisions of boxing, from 1927-1940. He fought Kid Chocolate for the featherweight championship of the world in 1932. Lew was a native of Scotland but came to Brooklyn early in his life. He was raised on the rough streets of Brownsville. I have used contemporary newspaper accounts to chronicle many of Feldman's bouts.
Honest Sid
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
If you're going to live outside the law, you'd better be honest. This seeming paradox was the operating principle of Sid Probstein's life. Guileless and endlessly optimistic, he was known as Honest Sid around his stomping ground of New York's Broadway. Sid wasn't a tough guy, or even a bad guy.
Jewish Short Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,340. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of short stories dealing with daily Hebrew life, history and culture. Funny, thought-provoking, and even a little sad these stories will make you smile and open your heart.
Wave Me Good-Bye
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,290. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Fiction
As the only Jewish girl in her New York neighborhood, Miriam Liebler has a lot on her mind. Her brother will soon join the fight and her Jewish relatives in Europe have simply disappeared. No one understands her worries until she meets Christopher, an orphan whisked to America to escape the deadly bombings in London. Will their friendship survive, though, when trouble brews?
Chant of Ages; Cry of Cotton
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,800. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The beginnings of the contemporary Jewish community in Valdosta, Georgia, starts with the arrival of two Jewish confederate veterans, Abraham Ehrlich and Benjamin Kaul, in 1866 and ends with the formal establishment of the present-day congregation in 1908. It is a very warm, personal tale of three Jewish families who became revered as members of Valdosta's socially prominent "new moss."
Learning to Kiss Girls
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: American English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
It’s 1984, and Helen Blumenstein, age 14, wants to learn about kissing girls. She’s scared of being different. Helen will have to find her own voice and decide if she is brave enough to be exactly who she is supposed to be, even if that means being a little bit queer.