Books tagged: jews in america

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Fixer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,950. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Political "fixer" Harry Leonnoff overcomes the poverty of the Lower East Side, polio, and anti-semitism to become the admired Robin Hood of Depression-Era New York. But vindictive Mayor Fiorello La Guardia doesn't like losing out to Harry over his election redistricting campaign and swears he will get even. "A modern classic." -- Susanna Hutcheson, award-winning journalist
Immigration and Health USA by Adesuyi Leslie Ajayi & Abimbola T. Ajayi
Price: $4.87 USD. Words: 38,170. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Immigration and Health USA is to assist immigrants and their care givers attain optimum health during their acculturation period and long term stay in the USA with emphasis on health promotion and primary prevention that is ethnically sensitive and culturally appropriate.
Lew Feldman 1930s Jewish Boxer From Brooklyn
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, 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.
2,000 Jews Walk into a Bar
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 105,780. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
It was once said that evil flourishes when good men do nothing, and 2,000 Jews Walk into a Bar proves, with irony and insight, how even when good men actually do something, things can still go very badly wrong indeed. Paris Portingale clearly has an abiding empathy for the common man, and how good people can get tangled in circumstances well beyond their control.
Waxey Gordon In 1933 Beer Rackets And Tax Evasion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Waxey Gordon was prosecuted for tax evasion, a crime that Al Capone was convicted of. It took federal agents two and half years to amass enough evidence against Gordon to bring him to trial. Two witnesses were killed in the process. When a jury was selected its members were kept in a hotel throughout the duration of Gordon's trial. My ebook was written from news accounts and ancestry records.