Books tagged: newspaper history

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Fatty and Hearst
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,240. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Crime
A bigger silent movie star than Charlie Chaplin, Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle is accused of the murder of a Hollywood starlet in 1921. Overweight newspaper magnet William Randolph Hearst is living a life of excess with his demunitive screen star mistress, Marian Davies, as he tries and convicts Fatty in Hearst’s tabloid newspapers. Fatty must stand trial three times before his fate is decided.
A Genealogical Perspective On The Murder Of Mary Rogers
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
I have used United States Census records from the 19th century along with business directories, i.e. Doggett's Business Directory of New York City, to add some light on a murder that occurred in Hoboken, New Jersey on July 25th, 1841. Specifically, the text of my ebook examines what can be learned about Mary Rogers, her family, as well as the men who may have been associated with her brutal death.
The Murder Of A Maine Prostitute From A Genealogical Perspective
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Helen Jewett was the daughter of a Maine shoemaker. Raised as Dorcas Doyen, she entered the home of a prominent judge in Portland as a girl. She was turned out of this home for sexual indiscretions. Her misadventures led to a life of prostitution that she lived in establishments in Maine, Boston, and New York City. My text recounts her demise and the ancestry of her family and two of her clients.
The Easter Murders New York City 1937
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Veronica Gedeon was one of three victims of a sensational crime that occurred in the early morning hours of Easter Sunday, 1937. Ronnie, as she was known to her friends, had posed nude for a photographer only a few months before she was murdered. These scandalous photos were published by New York newspapers in the killings' aftermath.The macabre slayings were the work of an elusive insane killer.
Don Cockell Heavyweight Boxing Contender From England
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
World heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano fought British Empire champion Don Cockell on May 16, 1955 at San Francisco's old Kezar Stadium. The bout was not regarded as much of a test for Marciano in the pre-fight newspapers leading up to the event. It was the American's 5th title defense. Even British commentators failed to anticipate the highly competitive contest that was about to be staged.