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On Jack Thayer's Watch
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Series: Tales of the Haunted Titanic, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
In this Tale of the Haunted Titanic, a mystery surrounds the funeral of one of the survivors, and the only clue is provided by one of the victims. A ghostly tale of time, memory and the razor's edge. Commemorating the 100th observance of the sinking of the RMS Titanic.
Ed Holley Chicago Cubs Pitcher
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Ed Holley is a little known major league baseball player, who pitched from 1928-1934 with the Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, and Pittsburgh Pirates. His best years, 1932-1933 were with the Phillies. In 2 seasons he won 11 and 13 games. My EBook covers Ed's major league and minor league seasons. It also discusses his ancestry, family, and marriage. I have used genealogy and newspaper records.
Payola Bribery In The Record Business And Television
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Payola, or paying disc jockeys and other radio and television employees to play particular songs, was the subject of Congressional hearings in 1959 and 1960. Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand, was summoned to testify before a House subcommittee of investigators. At issue was censorship, the suspension of radio and television station licenses, etc. The lessons of payola are pertinent today.
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Herman Webster Mudgett (1861-1896) was from Gilmanton, New Hampshire. His roots are in rural New England. Aside from Mudgett, his relatives had the surnames Page and Price. My e-book looks Herman Mudgett's ancestry from the family's origins in Exeter and Norfolk in England. I have included ancestral information about the mass murderer's wives, his son and daughter, and one of his accomplices.