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Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympic Games - What really happened before, during and afterwards
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
When the 1936 Olympic Games was hosted by Germany at their magnificent Berlin stadium, the country was a far different place from when they were first awarded the event. Now run by Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party, this is a genuine account of what really happened in the lead up the games, during and after; how their own athletes were treated, and the contrast to their public and propaganda image.
OLYMPIAD V The Fantastically True Story of the 1912 United States Olympic Team
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Price: Free! Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
New York, 1912. Two months to the day after the sinking of the Titanic, a young boy and his dog stowaway on the SS Finland, chartered transport for the 1912 United States Olympic team to Stockholm, Sweden. Elected mascot of the team by the athletes, 16 year old Harry Naughton narrates the competition, conflicts and friendships that manifest during the Atlantic crossing and the games of OLYMPIAD V
The Stadium
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Price: Free! Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
After weeks of waiting, Dan is finally able to be in the live audience of his favorite show. It should be a normal episode, yet as Dan watches the contestants he notices one girl in particular. Dan becomes convinced that the show plans to kill her. Yet what can he do from way up in the stands and who would listen to him if he did? Also includes a sample of The White Lilac, a YA dystopian novel.
Rock Star
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
This is a fiction short story about a rock star who goes on stage even though he is very ill. He passes out on stage, injures himself, and is sent to a hospital where he dies.
Pete Elliott's 1956 Nebraska Cornhuskers
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Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
In 1956 the University of Nebraska hired Pete Elliott to coach its football team. The new coach was a 29-year-old former All-American football player at the University of Michigan. He won 12 letters at UM. The Big 7 conference, of which NU was a member, was dominated by Bud Wilkinson's Oklahoma Sooners. Elliott coached backs at OU before coming to Nebraska. He brought with him the Split-T offense.
Jake Hehl Brooklyn Robins Pitcher And Catholic League Bowling Star
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Jake Hehl is an atypical biographical subject. He was a high school sports phenom. He excelled in baseball, basketball, and football at Brooklyn Prep. Hehl pitched one inning in major league baseball before being summoned for military duty in World War I. He pitched in the minor leagues from 1918-1926. He was a versatile athlete who became a star bowler in Brooklyn's 1940s Catholic Church Leagues.
Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Benjamin Michael Kauff was a controversial major league centerfielder. He was only 5'8" but possessed tremendous hitting power, especially to right field in the old New York Polo Grounds. Heralded as the "Ty Cobb of the Federal League", he signed with the NY Giants in 1916.. Benny's career ended prematurely in 1920, after he was banished from baseball by Commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis.
‘Brute’ Critical Thinking vs. ‘Mr Wham Bam’ Metaphysic – A Narrative Of A WCW title fight held At Madison Square Garden, November 9, 1989
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A blow by blow narrative of the great blowoff between WCW’s two greatest rivals held at Madison Square Garden in 1989. Their feud has captured their country’s imagination for nigh on three years and tonight is the night a new champ in ‘Brute’ or the current champ in ‘Mr Wham Bam’ will be announced. But don’t rule out a draw.