Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr


I am a soon to be retired Duke Medical Center library researcher, who enjoys writing. I have been writing on Wikipedia for years and have begun to write
ebooks. My pastimes include selling books on EBay, genealogical research, baseball (Pittsburgh Pirates), collecting antique furniture and coins, and spending time with Kingsley, my cocker spaniel.

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Angela Dorian From Playboy Playmate To Prison Inmate
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Angela Dorian, aka Victoria Vetri is one of the most noted of Playboy Playmates, having appeared in the men's magazine more than a dozen times since her first shoot as Miss September 1967. Married 4 times, she first wed a high school classmate from Hollywood High. I have researched interviews Angela gave reporters in the 1960s and 1970s as well as items from books written about sci fi movies.
Connie Kreski
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A native of Wyandotte, Michigan Connie Kreski was discovered by a Playboy photographer when she went to a University of Michigan football game with a doctor she was dating. Before this she had finished Mercy College and was working in a psychiatric hospital near Detroit. I researched my e-book from numerous clippings of interviews given by Connie Kreski as well as books that mentioned her.
Josephine Baker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Josephine Baker was exiled from Paris after making a critical comment about a Nazi official's pet cheetah. In south France she found herself without an alternative until she wired a friend in Paris to send her a lucky rabbit's foot that she had kept from her time in New York City. Her luck changed soon after the talisman was returned. My e-book was researched from newspapers of the 20th century.
Vasco da Gama A Passage To India
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery
Vasco da Gama captained the largest of three small ships that sailed from Lisbon, Portugal in 1497. The ships traveled to a very uncertain and awe inspiring journey. Sailing for India via the southern tip of Africa, da Gama was told by his king to bring greetings to Prester John, a legendary personage who supposedly ruled a Christian empire in the East. My e-book looks closely at da Gama's voyage.
Marilyn Monroe New York City
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Marilyn came east in 1954 to film The Seven Year Itch. She was soon suspended by 20th Century Fox and spent much of her time in New York City from 1954-1956. She formally declared her career independence at a party given by her lawyer in New York City. Among the attendees were Janet Leigh, Tony Curtis and Marlene Dietrich. Midway in her NYC period she wed playwright Arthur Miller in White Plains.
Xerox Company Years of Growth & Innovation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / computer industry, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
Xerox was incorporated as M.H. Kuhn in 1906 and was changed to Haloid, the name of the street in Rochester where the business was located. My e-book identifies key steps that led to success for Haloid Company, Haloid-Xerox and then Xerox, after 1961.A key merger in 1935 gave Haloid access to a copier that could make copies in daylight. The book is a fine reference for students of business history.
Tampa, Florida Italian and Cuban Mafia Gambling and Political Corruption
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
Salvatore Red Italiano headed a Italian mafia outfit that centered around Bolita, a Cuban lottery game played with 100 balls. It became a lucrative racket for Tampa organized crime. Italiano's men worked with a corrupt Hillsborough County sheriff who enriched himself and distributed the large profits among city, county and state agents. The crisis was exposed in 1951 by a U.S. Senate inquiry.
Bruno Giacomelli
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Bruno Giacomelli came along when Grand Prix race cars were developing turbo charged engines. Ligier, Renault, Brabham and Alfa Romeo all used them in their F1 cars. Giacomelli was an exceptionally fast racer who had excelled with March BMW in F2. Debuting with McLaren-Ford he drove the majority of his career with Alfa. Derek Daley's Tyrell ran flush into Giacomelli's rear at Monaco in May 1980.
Little Augie Orgen And Jack Legs Diamond
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Little Augie Orgen has been described as a transient East Side gang leader. After Augie's death Legs Diamond moved on the beer racket and ran into conflict with Dutch Schultz among other rivals. The garment industry, once controlled by Orgen and his enemy, Curley Holtz, was later dominated by Louis Lepke Buchalter and Jacob Gurrah Shapiro. It was a lucrative racket, earning $400-$1,000 per month.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Beauty and fashion, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Few persons aside from her closest friends knew that Capucine suffered greatly from depression. In fact she was a manic depressive who retreated to her apartment in Lausanne, Switzerland for privacy. She lived there when she died in 1990 and had been a Swiss resident since 1961. A lovely, exotic woman her features have been described as Nefertiti like. She was also rumored to be a transsexual.
Lake Ponchartrain Plane Crashes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Lake Pontchartrain plane crashes have occurred frequently since the mid 20th century. The lake is mist shrouded, foggy, and replete with spooky moss. These obstacles intimidate persons who were fortunate enough to have survived plane crashes. One family who crash a private plane in the lake separated into three groups. The father advised his son to scoop air into his clothing to help him float.
Guy Banister, the FBI, New Orleans and the JFK Assassination
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
W. Guy Banister's right wing affiliations began during his rural Louisiana background. He worked with the conservative American Legion as well as the John Birch Society and other extremist groups. Banister ascended to the upper reaches of the FBI during the era of fighting gangsters in the early 1930s. My book looks at Banister's life closely. I believe he was at the center of a plot to kill JFK.
Joan of Arc In Medieval France
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 870. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Medieval, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Joan of Arc and the French armies began to beat the English occupying armies in 1424. Ten years earlier the Battle of Agincourt had been a critical loss in terms of morale and manhood to the French nation. My e-book considers the French triumph at Verneuil. Fought on August 17, 1424 the military engagement began a succession of French victories that culminated with Joan's triumph in Orleans.
Mario de Araujo Cabral The First Portuguese Formula One Driver
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Mario de Araujo Cabral is not well known in Formula One history except perhaps in his own country. The Portuguese driver has been forever linked to a lap 5 incident at the 1959 Portuguese GP in which he pulled his Cooper into another Cooper driven by F1 points leader Jack Brabham. Mario failed to qualify for another F1 Grand Prix unti 1964. He did race more successfully in sports cars until 1975.
Deadly Encounters With Coral Snakes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
My e-book describes how and when people were bitten by coral snakes, and also the aftermath and treatment of these bites. I have researched my book primarily from vintage newspapers and clippings from the 20th century. Coral snake venom has been adapted by veterinarians for the treatment of illnesses for which narcotics have proven ineffective. These include epilepsy & cancer patients.
Gerhard Mitter Porsche & BMW Formula One, Sports Car Driver and European Hill Climbing Champion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
Gerhard Mitter dominated hill climbing in Europe during the mid 1960s. He also won the first Formula Junior championship in a family owned car. Gerhard was a Porsche factory driver beginning in 1964. Not until the final year of his life did he switch marques, moving to BMW. Mitter was a tenacious, gritty driver whose brilliance as a competitor was most evident at the '69 Targa Florio in Sicily.
Peter Arundell Lotus Formula One Driver & British Touring Car Racer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Before Lewis Hamilton's 2007 debut in Formula One Peter Arundell had the most successful start of any driver. Hamilton's two podium appearances in his first three races tied the achievement formally owned solely by Arundell. An intense competitor Peter was as adept at Goodwood meets in the early '60s as he was in Grand Prix racing. My e-book was researched from vintage newspapers and books.
William Clarke Quantrill Kentucky 1865
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » North America
William Clarke Quantrill is a misunderstood man whose artistic side emerges in a poem he gave the daughter of a sympathizer who remained loyal to the Confederate dream of an independent South. Quantrill's devotion to his men is evident in the research I have written my text from. The Civil War era was a cruel time in which prisoners captured by Quantill's Raiders were often murdered in cold blood.
Fred Trump Builder of Trump Village
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate
Fred Trump began his career as a builder of single family homes in the 1920s. For a time he was a supermarket owner in Woodhaven. He started this profitable venture during the Great Depression in 1933. Fred sold out to a supermarket chain and by World War II he was constructing homes for the U.S. Navy from the northeast to Norfolk Virginia. He expanded his work as a builder after the war ended.
The Auschwitz Bergen-Belsen Trials
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Juana Bormann was one of three women who were tried after the European theater of World War II concluded in May 1945. The others, her colleagues, were much younger, in their 20s. Bormann worked at one of six Nazi extermination camps for Jews in Poland, i.e. Auschwitz, during 1943-1944. She was later transferred to Bergen-Belsen, which was classified as a work camp. She wreaked havoc and death.
The Griffon Ship of Rene Robert Cavalier de la Salle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
My e-book considers La Salle's exploration of the Great Lakes and his relations with the Native American Senecas. La Salle first came to North America in 1666 and then returned again from France in 1678. Wrecks that might be the remains of the Griffon are located near Manitoulin Island and Russell Island. My text looks at the Niagara Falls Griffon building site as late as the early 20th century.
Flight 607E A KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Lockheed Super Constellation Crashes Into The Atlantic Ocean August 14, 1958
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Royal Dutch Airlines had a fine record of never crashing a plane into the ocean before August 14, 1958. This streak was broken without any warning by KLM Flight 607E en route to New York. The plane entered a squall line that a Pan Am flight had miraculously just flown above and through. The Pan Am plane made it safely to London. It's pilot had tried to make contact with the missing Dutch plane.
A U.S. Navy Submarine Disaster Block Island Sound, Rhode Island September 25, 1925
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The officers on S-51 were very young. The Commander was the only one of five who had seen service during World War I. The Navy believed this was a nonissue when it confronted the rival lawyers of the steamship company later in 1925. The Navy contended their officers were quite experienced, having trained at the Naval Academy in Annapolis and also the submarine school in New London, Connecticut.
The Crash of Eastern Air Lines Flight 663 February 8, 1965
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The instrument panels of pre-jet era 1950s aircraft are intricate and awe inspiring, especially for one who is unfamiliar with the technicalities of piloting. A lack of reaction time to correct the path of the DC-B7 is key to why the plane crashed. The Eastern propeller plane made a corrective maneuver that was replicated by the incoming Pan Am jet. It was what happened next that led to tragedy.
The Ty Cobb & Tris Speaker Game Fixing Scandal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
1919 was a year of baseball scandals, the most prominent of them being the Black Sox scandal that ended with 8 Chicago White Sox players being banished from organized baseball. There was another one however. This one involved two of the games greatest players, Tris Speaker and Ty Cobb. The affair of a fixed baseball game in which Cobb and Speaker were opposing managers wasn't reported for 7 years.
Bobby Baker Democratic Party Insider, Pimp and Con Man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
Bobby Baker was Secretary to the Democratic Majority. His rise started in the campaign for U.S. President in 1960. Baker was Lyndon Johnson's right hand man and procured a sexual encounter between German beauty Ellen Rometsch and President John F. Kennedy. Baker set up a call girl ring that operated out of an elite Washington hotel & the Quorum Club. It was frequented by congressmen and senators.
Murder In Lyons, France A French President Is Assassinated June 24, 1894
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
Cesario Santo told police in Lyons that he had nothing personally against the President of France whose life he ended with his dagger. He qualified this by saying that Marie Sadi Carnot was one of many tyrants. Santo despised him because of this and for not pardoning three anarchists who were imprisoned in French jails. My ebook details Santo's quick trial and his gruesome execution by guillotine.
Leon Czolgosz Revolutionary Assassin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
My ebook looks at Leon Czolgosz's background as a Polish immigrant whose family lived in Detroit and Cleveland, Ohio. The text raises questions regarding the assassin's movements in Chicago in August 1901, and later in West Seneca and Buffalo. How did he obtain his money and who funded his trips from Cleveland to Chicago and then to Buffalo? It is likely Leon Czolgosz had an accomplice in Buffalo.
The Bricklayer and President Franklin Roosevelt Miami, Florida February 15, 1933
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
Franklin Roosevelt came to Miami after winning a landslide Presidential election over Herbert Hoover in November 1932. FDR came to Miami just weeks before he was to take office as President. He was driven to Bayfront Park in a Buick after he departed a yacht owned by Vincent Astor. With a cheap revolver in hand Giuseppe Zangara found it difficult get close to the President in the dense crowd.
The Olympian League New York State Bans Nudism 1935
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
New York's restrictions on nudism in the mid 1930s was not the work of a single group. Instead it was a combination of forces, both domestic and foreign. A bill to restrict nudism might have died without much notice had the Pope and other religious figures not been as vocal. Nudism was a disdainful cult, they said. My e-book focuses on one group of New York nudists and its plight to remain viable.
Raymond Patriarca New England Mafioso Early Years 1935-1941
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
My e-book looks at the embarrassment of Massachusetts executives who granted Raymond Patriarca a pardon in December 1938. The gangster had served barely 90 days of a 3-5 year sentence when he was pardoned by Governor Francis Hurley. Governor Saltonstall, who succeeded Hurley, put together an investigative committee to address this mistake. My e-book is a combo of crime and gubernatorial mistakes.
Breaking Out Of The Rock Escape Proof Alcatraz Prison
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
Alcatraz experienced a number of breakout attempts and an armed rebellion that had to be put down with Marine assistance in May 1946. My e-book was researched from news clippings describing the attempted escapes and prisoner strikes, one of which grew extremely violent. Alcatraz intimidated prisoners. "The Rock" featured Block D, a place of solitary confinement and complete darkness.
Dutch Schultz German Jewish-American Mobster
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Harlem lottery was a money making affair. It operated in poor neighborhoods and required bettors to match 3 numbers that were chosen at random. Schultz paid off a Tammany Hall assemblyman to protect lottery headquarters from police raids. When police meandered too close they were reassigned to other locations. My book looks at its operation and how it thrived even after Schultz was murdered.
Joe Profaci Jukebox Rackets And Loan Sharking
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor
Joe Profaci died a natural death in 1962 of cancer. By 1950 he was a wealthy man with homes in Brooklyn and New Jersey. He headed a number of so called legitimate businesses in addition to his involvement in racketeering and loaning money at usurious rates. As my ebook explains the failure of Congress to pass a bill enabled gangsters in America to delay deportation by the justice dept. officials.
The Murder of Albert Anastasia October 25, 1957 Park Sheraton Hotel New York City
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Albert Anastasia was a crime figure known as the High Overlord of Murder Inc., a crime syndicate that ruled New York's underworld. His brutal murder raised questions about which rival wanted Anastasia dead the most. Vito Genovese, Carlo Gambino, and Santos Trafficante Jr. were among the key suspects. Readers can decide which man was the most insecure about Anastasia encroaching on his territory.
Toronto Maple Leafs 1959-1960
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » History » North America
The Toronto Maple Leafs ousted the Red Wings in 1959-1960. The Detroit club with talented forwards like Gordie Howe and Alex Delvecchio was a Leafs' nemesis throughout much of the '50s after Toronto won the Stanley Cup in 1951. My ebook was researched from news clippings and Associated Press files. Readers will appreciate the history of hockey with descriptions of players and games from long ago.
Toronto Maple Leafs 1954-1955 1955-1956
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » History » North America
My e-book has been researched and compiled from news clippings of Associated Press reports of NHL games printed during the mid-1950s, the era I am writing about. My work is about a team that matured albeit while struggling to compete with rival hockey teams that were basically more talented than they were. Readers will enjoy becoming reacquainted with an era of hockey history long since passed.
Alfred Speedy Thompson NASCAR Legend
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Speedy Thompson ran a successful family business called Monroe Welding in Union County, NC. Like his father and brother he chose race cars as his profession and raced in the modified and sportsman classes before going into Grand National NASCAR racing in 1950. My e-book was written largely from newspaper clippings that bring readers first hand accounts of vintage stock car races in the 1950s.
Alabama vs. Georgia September 22, 1962 Portrait of a Fixed College Football Game
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
My e-book examines a controversial telephone call between two sports figures involved in collegiate football in the 1960s era. I have researched my work from newspaper clippings of the 1960s. The talk between the men ended in a famous libel case that Butts brought against Curtis Publishing Company publisher of the Saturday Evening Post. Was it responsible journalism or slander by a famed magazine?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
A Washington State anthropologist stated his belief that a Sasquatch must be killed to prove its existence. Otherwise all we have are footprints, one spectacular film, and photos. Each of these can be faked. In fact the researcher was told to bring in Bigfoot's skull by the Smithsonian. Otherwise doubt will remain. I have used newspaper clippings, dating from the 1930s, and books in my research.
Wolfgang von Trips German Ferrari Formula One Driver
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
I have researched my e-book using newspaper clipping, Life magazines, and more recent bound volumes that chronicle the racing career of Wolfgang von Trips. Coming into the final Grand Prix of 1961 von Trips was leading his teammate, Phil Hill, by the narrowest of margins. If the German placed between 1st and 3rd at Monza, site of the Italian Grand Prix, he would win the coveted world championship.
Marquis de Portago Spanish Ferrari Driver and Playboy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Marquis de Portago was an all around athlete who competed in death defying sports like steeplechase, bobsled, and sports car racing. He had affairs with international celebrities like model Dorian Leigh and Mexican actress Linda Christian. From a family of Spanish aristocracy and the Count of Barcelona became the godfather of his children. My book was researched minutely from vintage newspapers.
Don Carlos Buell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
Don Carlos Buell was likely removed from command of the Union Army in Kentucky because of political motives. My ebook considers editorials in the New York Tribune that demanded a true account of how Buell was relieved of his command following the Battle of Perryville, in 1862. Documents relating to the Buell Commission and the general's court martial were suppressed by the War Dept in the 1860s.
Fitz John Porter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Fitz John Porter worked for 15 years to have his officer's rank restored, and his reputation vindicated, after he was found guilty in a court martial. Porter ascended the military ranks after graduating from West Point in 1845. On August 30, 1862 he was ordered by a superior to bring his troops forward at the Second Battle of Bull Run. My e-book documents Porter's disgrace and final restoration.
General James Wilkinson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
James Wilkinson was a friend of Benedict Arnold and Aaron Burr during the American Revolution. Unlike these two dubious figures of American History Wilkinson was able to continue influencing events in our nation's history. He did so despite blatantly working as an agent of the Spanish government which wanted to make Kentucky a foreign territory. Wilkinson continued as a general in the War of 1812.
Boston Corbett
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
I have written an e-book about Boston Corbett using 19th century sources, primarily old newspapers from New York City, Philadelphia, and upstate New York. Corbett led a tortured life after he took responsibility for John Wilkes Booth's murder on April 26, 1865. He preached regularly as a member of the Methodist Episcopal faith. Yet he was often reminded that he disobeyed orders and was no hero.
June Byers Women's World Champion Wrestler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
June Byers was a force in the world of female wrestling until a fan tossed a bottle into her windshield and she had to re-retire from wrestling in 1964. A leg injury put an end to a career that began in the 1940s. My book looks at her roots in Houston, Texas and June's disputed victory in a world title bout with Mildred Burke. I have used old newspaper and magazines as well as more recent sources.
Nell Stewart The Marilyn Monroe of Women's Wrestling
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Nell Stewart was among the greatest female wrestlers of her era. She used her aggressive style in combination with her natural beauty to succeed in a violent sport that appealed to large crowds throughout the United States and Canada. She was also very photogenic,a quality that endeared her to promoters and the executives of the National Wrestling Alliance. My e-book looks at her roots and career.
Existentialism Its Religious Proponents And Detractors
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
My e-book considers reaction to Jean-Paul Sartre's revival of existentialism in the early 1940s. My text considers critical acclaim of Sartre's plays, No Exit and The Respectful Prostitute, among others. Much of my volume looks at religious leaders and what they said about existentialism, its history and impact. At least one of these men believed it was as dangerous a threat to man as communism.
Mildred Burke Champion Girl Wrestler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Weightlifting
Mildred Burke's story describes a young woman who gave up a traditional career for a woman in the twentieth century to enter a violent sport that was scorned by the majority of people, especially when women were involved. Yet she preserved her femininity throughout her wrestling life. Observers remarked that she looked, spoke, and acted like a professional secretary away from the ring.
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