Books tagged: new york history

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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.
Back to College after the War
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoirs of a World War II veteran and publishing industry professional (and founder of Worthy Shorts). A story of the colorful urban ethnic street and campus life of the depression and war-time era in New York City, and of a multicultural experience of military and college life that began the rapid dismantling of the invisible discriminatory barriers.
Rodeo Dayz
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,180. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The Story of Rodeo contestants lives Authored by Ritchie White, Timothy Bultman, Tamara Nalley, Eric berghammer, Leo Martin, Wayne Martin, Josh Mead, Chris Mead, and Donnie Baxter.
Sackets Harbor Powder Monkey: The War of 1812
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
It’s 1811 and 11-year-old Rankin McMullin is ready for action. He’s joined the warship Oneida to fight the British and end the laws that have forced New York farmers to become smugglers. As a powder boy, his job is to carry gunpowder to the carronades. When the shooting begins, the battle is seen through Rankin’s eyes. The unique way it’s fought and the unusual way it ends surprises both sides.
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.
1930 Circus And Amusement Park Directory For New York City
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / entertainment
My eBook is a useful directory of companies in the Circus and Amusement Park industry of Metropolitan New York City in 1930. The text can be used for ancestry research of deeds, defunct firms, family trees, maps, and urban studies. 1930 was the first full year of the Great Depression in the United States. Circus and Amusement Parks firms vied for what little most families spent on entertainment.
Scavenger Hunt - New York
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Series: SleuthQuests Scavenger Hunts, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
This book contains 50 clue-based questions that will send you on a scavenger hunt throughout the city. If you want to add a little bit of history into your travels, then you won’t want to miss this book! This book contains four different scavenger-based trivia hunts; they may also be purchased separately.
Scavenger Hunt - New York Central Park
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
This book contains 50 clue-based questions that will send you on a scavenger hunt throughout Central Park. If you want to add a little bit of history into your travels, then you won’t want to miss this book!
The Ethnicity Of Linda Lovelace
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Linda Lovelace, born Linda Susan Boreman, was of working class origins. Her father's people came to the United States from England and Ireland. The father was a New York City policeman until his retirement. As Linda Lovelace, Boreman starred in Deep Throat in 1972. She came to dislike her husband who she accused of forcing her to make porn films. Linda's maternal grandfather came to NY from Italy.