Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr

Biography

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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The Competition For Japanese Pitcher Masanori Murakami San Francisco Giants Vs. Nankai Hawks 1964-1966
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Masanori Murakami pitched baseball in Japan for 17 seasons after he returned to the Nankai Hawks in 1966. His story is intriguing for many reasons. A main one is that MLB chief Ford Frick broke relations with Japan over the rights to Mashi, as he was called by Giants' fans. The San Francisco Giants decided to accept a compromise agreement that was offered by the Nippon Pro Baseball commissioner.
Indigo Bunting
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Indigo buntings are common songbirds that range from the southeastern United States, to New York, the Great Plains, New Mexico, Arizona, and the southern portions of Canadian provinces. I'm intrigued that a male indigo is oblivious to the hottest weather on summer days. One source I have used tells us that even in this heat a male indigo sings 6 songs per minute and as many as 4,320 songs per day.
Marie Prevost Canadian Film Actress of Early Hollywood
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Marie Prevost rose from a bit player in a mob scene in a Mack Sennett produced comedy to become the lead actress of numerous silent films from the mid to late 1920s. My research has uncovered facts from ancestry records and newspaper clippings that fill in the blanks of many events in her short life. Tragically Marie's decline was a precipitous one, which ruined her health and left her dead at 38.
Marian Nixon Hollywood Motion Picture Actress
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Marian Nixon led an eventful life after she left her native Wisconsin for Minneapolis and then Hollywood. She relished the brisk life of vaudeville, the new towns and settings, the different people she met along the way, etc. However, she realized that she would not become a great dancer. She left the stage and her ballet troupe and made it big as a leading lady in early silent and sound movies.
Greta Nissen Norwegian Star of Stage and Film
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Greta Nissen's career took a nose dive with the advent of sound motion pictures. The transition to sound came quickly in 1929 and there was little time for actors and actresses who weren't prepared for the new medium. Greta's biggest problem was her thick Norwegian accent. If not for this flaw she might have become one of film's greatest early stars. My e-book chronicles her stage and film career.
Palmistry The Science Of Hand Lines
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Palm reading
My book looks at the major lines of palmistry and provides numerous illustrations of lines to guide palm readers. I have researched the book from a variety of modern and antique sources. Thus it contains a nice collection of references to supplement my writing. Aside from a detailed look at hand lines, the phalanges, and finger lengths, I have discussed the history and variations of palmistry.
Max Baer Versus James Braddock World Heavyweight Boxing Championship Garden Bowl, Long Island City, New York June 13, 1935
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Max Baer claimed that his wrists were injured before his big fight with James Braddock. His handlers advised him to seek a postponement but he went ahead and fought as scheduled. A misunderstood fighter, especially for his time, Baer drew jeers when he clowned and rubber legged while being hit by his ring opponents. Braddock was all business and a classic underdog, by as much as 10-1 odds.
Jack Sharkey Versus Primo Carnera World Heavyweight Boxing Championship Long Island City, New York June 29, 1933
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Primo Carnera was shifted to a super-dreadnaught weight class among boxers after he pummeled boxer Ernie Schaaf to death at Madison Square Garden on the night of February 10, 1933. A separate weight division, created in the aftermath of this tragedy, was for boxers of 220 pounds or more. It would've prevented Sharkey-Carnera II from happening. The boxing commission permitted the bout in the end.
Evel Knieval The Snake River Canyon X-2 Rocket Jump September 8, 1974
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles / History
Evel Knieval was in the limelight as a motorcycle stuntman for about eight years between 1967 and 1975. During this period his legend grew throughout the U.S. and worldwide. One night he was drinking at a bar in Montana and was gazing at a photo of the Grand Canyon. He told some people he was drinking with that he was going to jump the Grand Canyon. The U.S. government refused to allow him though.
Patrice Lumumba Socialist Leader Of The Congo
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Patrice Lumumba was a controversial man who gained followers quickly. His path to power coincided with the independence movement that gathered steam in Africa in the twentieth century. Lumumba received only a meager formal education. However he asserted his opinions which were published in newspapers and various anti-colonial media. He was assassinated after being removed from office in late 1960.
Sandro Botticelli And Simonetta Vespucci In Renaissance Florence, Italy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
The details of Simonetta Vespucci's life have been obscured in many respects by a litany of romantic works in the years after her very untimely death at age 23. She was revered by Florentines after she wed a member of the Vespucci family and relocated south of her home in Genoa. Numerous men idolized her including the Medici brothers and the artist who painted her most notably, Sandro Botticelli.
Alberto Ascari
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Some racing fans recall Alberto Ascari primarily for his wreck at the harbor during the 1955 Grand Prix of Monaco. His Lancia went into the water and fortunately he escaped unscathed following the accident. Alberto was a racer's racer. He won back to back world Formula 1 titles that were sandwiched between his appearance in the 1952 Indy 500. Unfortunately he became a victim of the sport he loved.
Enrico Caruso Reflections On His Life, Death And Family
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Opera
Enrico Caruso achieved unparalleled success as the greatest operatic tenor of his era. I have come to admire the advice he gave prospective music students when he discussed the subject. He encouraged pupils to sacrifice and work hard. He urged their parents to concentrate on the art of music instead of merely making money from it. Caruso's personal achievements resulted from devotion to his craft.
Death In Coney Island The Mafia Murder Of Giuseppe Masseria
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Giuseppe Masseria was involved in gambling, bootlegging, and also the food industry racket. Newspapers from the 1930s wrote that his power rivaled that of Al Capone, who he may have worked with or for. It is interesting that Masseria was lured from his base in Harlem to his death some distance away in Coney Island. It was a savage time in the history of organized crime, the beginning of the 1930s.
Waxey Gordon In 1933 Beer Rackets And Tax Evasion
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Waxey Gordon was prosecuted for tax evasion, a crime that Al Capone was convicted of. It took federal agents two and half years to amass enough evidence against Gordon to bring him to trial. Two witnesses were killed in the process. When a jury was selected its members were kept in a hotel throughout the duration of Gordon's trial. My ebook was written from news accounts and ancestry records.
Owney Madden Irish Beer Racketeer Of Prohibition Era New York City
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
By his own count Owney Madden was jailed 140 times. He was imprisoned for the murder of rival gangster Patsy Doyle in 1914. One time Owney was freed from Sing Sing Prison on a writ of habeas corpus. He returned voluntarily after it was discovered that he was leading the high life at Florida's Hialeah Park instead of working at a laundry in Brooklyn under the supervision of a parole officer.
The Use Of Gamma Globulin And Amidopyrine In Mid Twentieth Century Measles Epidemics
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
The measles epidemics of the late 1940s were challenging to say the least. Doctors sought methods of weakening the contagion and two of the most relied upon treatments were gamma globulin and amidopyrine. The latter was used by several Chicago physicians as early as 1929. Gamma globulin is injected into the muscle of a patient after he/she has been exposed to measles. It often weakens the disease.
A Woman's Deadly Wrath Vera Stretz' Murder Of Dr. Fritz Gebhardt New York City November 12, 1935
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Vera Stretz was a self-confessed killer who believed that she had shot her philandering lover for a good reason. She thought he deserved to die after he vowed to divorce his wife and marry her. He continued to see other women for sex. It is uncertain if Vera was attacked before she shot Dr. Fritz Gebhardt around three a.m. on November 12, 1935. She was tried for first-degree murder for the crime.
The Bathtub Murder Of Crime Club Founder Nancy Evans Titterton Good Friday April 10, 1936
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Nancy Titterton was choked with her bathrobe before being placed in the bathtub of her posh apartment to die from the slow trickle of water from the faucet. My book looks at a woman of great creativity who was working on her first novel. She had reviewed books for the NY Times and written articles for Scribners. She was murdered in part because of her carelessness in admitting a stranger.
The Strangulation of Grace Roberts Artist's Model December 29, 1916
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Grace Roberts was a 25-year-old manicurist and artist's model for hosiery ads across the United States. In her violent death the reader is transported into the life of affluent Philadelphia nearly a century ago. One of her most prominent suitors was the heir to a Pittsburgh coal fortune, a man who was educated at Yale. He and Mary's romance was broken off in 1907 because of social constraints.
Philadelphia's Moonglo Cafe' And Major League Baseball A Sordid Account Of Bribery And Prostitution
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Major League Baseball has hidden a secret from public knowledge for 55 years. The secret involves meetings between a Philadelphia prostitute and 3 major leaguers in the 1959 baseball season. The names of the players are known to Philadelphia Phillies' management, the Phila. Police Dept. and MLB execs. Baseball commissioner Ford Frick chose to keep the players' identities hidden from the public.
The Crash Of An Air France Constellation That Killed Boxer Marcel Cerdan And Violinist Ginette Neveu October 28, 1949
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Marcel Cerdan died on his way to the United States where he was to train for a middleweight championship fight against Jake LaMotta, who won the title from Cerdan in Detroit in a previous bout. Ginette Neveu, a renowned violinist, was traveling to the U.S. for her third concert tour. She was accompanied by her brother, J.P., who played the piano. The plane crash produced a number of lawsuits.
Before Charlie Hebdo French Terrorism During The Algerian War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The Organisation de l'Armee was a group that wanted to continue French rule in Algeria. In the years from 1953-1962 the OAS conducted bombings, barracks uprisings, political assassination attempts, etc. to attain their goals. On two occasions they nearly succeeded in murdering French President de Gaulle. My book looks at the OAS, their senseless acts against French citizens and their leadership.
The Admiral Graf Spee
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The captain of the Admiral Graf Spee requested 15 days to make repairs to his pocket battleship. The Graf Spee sustained damage after it was shelled by three British cruisers in Uruguay. In the end the German warship was forced to leave Montevideo by government officials of the South American country. Captain Langsdorff talked with Adolph Hitler before he scuttled his ship and took how own life.
Carol Doda And The Topless Dancing Craze
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Carol Doda came to SF as a small girl. Her mother supported herself and her daughter with odd jobs. A 13-year-old dropout, Carol worked as a clothed cocktail waitress several years before she began her topless act. Topless performers soon gained support from several California judges. Yet the issue remained controversial. A 1972 Supreme Court ruling against pornography was a key setback.
Mike DeJohn Heavyweight Boxer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Mike DeJohn fought many of the most recognizable ranked contenders of the 1950s and early 1960s. Among these were Sonny Liston, Eddie Machen, George Chuvalo and Nino Valdes. DeJohn's best punch was a left uppercut. He fought out of a crouch and overpowered numerous boxing adversaries with his superior strength. He was a handsome athlete who looked more like a college student and was well-mannered.
Anthony Strollo Genovese Racket Boss
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Anthony Strollo became the chief lieutenant of Vito Genovese, who was head of a New York Crime family. Strollo disappeared in 1962 and his remains have never been found. There has been speculation that he disappeared voluntarily, perhaps going to Florida where his friend Joe Adonis lived. I have used old newspaper accounts, including columns by Jack Anderson and Drew Pearson, to do my research.
New York, NY October 29, 1943 A Royal Canadian Air Force Cadet Is Charged With First-Degree Murder...
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Wayne Lonergan was charged with first-degree murder after his wife was found dead of bludgeoning/strangling on a Sunday morning in late October 1943. An heiress to a beer fortune Patricia Burton Lonergan was buried in Brooklyn during the time that Lonergan was being interrogated for nearly 80 hours. There are many questions as to whether Lonergan was guilty. He was paroled from Sing Sing in 1967.
Whooping Cough A Disease With Deadly Complications
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
As a medical researcher I enjoy topics that deal with the history of a virus or disease. I'm intrigued to learn that whooping cough's origin is fungoid. Whooping cough is often overlooked by parents who believe their child has only a common cold. If untreated the youth is soon assailed by paroxysms of coughing. Weakness follows which can lead to bronchopneumonia among various severe complications.
Chevrolet Corvair Design And Engineering Flawed From Its Inception
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Ralph Nader was a critic of the Chevrolet Corvair. A book he wrote cited the rear-engine car's tendency to roll over, even at slow speeds. Nader was vocal at Senate hearings regarding Corvair's most egregious flaw. This was a seepage of carbon dioxide into the car's passenger compartment. My ebook looks at GM's consistent denials of any problems despite numerous deaths among Corvair owners.
Mafia Hit On Little Augie Pisano Queens, New York September 26, 1959
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
It's questionable whether Anthony Carfano's murder was ordered by Vito Genovese, who headed a major New York City crime family in the 1950s. Carfano was a close associate of Frank Costello, a rival of Genovese's. I have chronicled a number of events in the life of Little Augie Pisano, using ancestry records and old newspapers as references. The murder of Little Augie remained unsolved in 1964.
The Slaughter Of An NYU Graduate Student Greenwich Village New York City February 1955
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
24-year-old Herta Payson found the lifeless corpse of Ann Yarrow, an honors student at NYU. She leant her small apartment to Yarrow while she spent time traveling to S. Carolina. The murder was shocking in its starkness to veteran policemen who were used to homicide cases. The murder case was front page headlines for several months. I have used newspapers and ancestry records to complete my book.
Christine Jorgensen
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
Christine Jorgensen was the first highly publicized sex/gender reassignment in the United States. Though her surgery was the work of Danish physicians, she was an American and a military veteran. My ebook looks at the surgery and the public reaction to Christine's transformation. By 1971 the sex revolution began to leave out the family unit, a development that perplexed and troubled Jorgensen.
Vincent Mad Dog Coll
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Vincent Coll had a short career in the organized crime world of New York City. His specialty was bootlegging in the Prohibition era. A native of Ireland Vincent was also involved with Jewish and Italian crime figures. Thompson submachine guns, speakeasies, and stylish sedan cars were in vogue in the early 1930s. My ebook was researched from ancestry records and contemporary newspapers of the time.
Albert Anastasia Mafia Kingpin Of The Brooklyn Waterfront 1941-1944
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Albert Anastasia was the quintessential Mafia boss, who became the head of the Gambino family, from 1951-1957. The events of his early rise to power include a stint as a master sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II. I have researched the events of his early criminal activity, i.e. his years as an integral figure in the Murder-for-Money gang that was led by garment racketeer Louis Lepke.
Senator Joseph McCarthy Target Of The IRS
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Joseph McCarthy was investigated by a U.S. Senate subcommittee beginning in 1951. The subcommittee examined his tax filing as did the Truman administration, an ardent political foe of the Wisconsin Republican. McCarthy was affiliated with, among others, Pepsi-Cola and Lustron, a post World War II prefab housing manufacturer. My ebook looks at his tax problems beginning when he was a U.S. Marine.
The Ouija Board Murder Witchcraft Among Native Americans
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft and wicca
Henri Marchand was a noted French painter and sculptor. His wife was murdered in their Buffalo home on March 6, 1930. Prosecutors believed that the motive for the slaying was unrequited love. One of the women who plotted the crime, with the messages she received from a Ouija board, was a model who posed for Marchand. She lived on the Cattaraugus Reservation near Buffalo. Was she the instigator?
The Bondage Murders Organized Crime In New York City 1923-1924
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Sir Basil Thomson, formerly of Scotland Yard, took an interest in the murders of Louise Lawson and Dorothy Keenan. He realized that their deaths was the work of persons who defied detection easily. One of Keenan's acquaintances/suitors was the son-in-law of Harry Daugherty, who was the U.S. Attorney General under President Warren Harding. The thieves/murderers specialized in furs and jewelry.
The Game Fixing Scandal At NC State That Killed The Dixie Classic
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
My book looks at the ordeals of three NC State basketball players who were accused of game fixing from 1959-1961. All of them were prep stars from New York. One was from Binghamton and the other two from Brooklyn. My ebook looks at their crimes and their ordeals in Raleigh and Durham courtrooms from 1961-1963. I also name each of the gamblers involved and the court judgments they received in 1962.
George Glamack Star Center National Basketball League
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
My book looks at George Glamack as a college and pro basketball player. Before the NBA was formed, 1949-50, there was the National Basketball League, the American Basketball League and the Basketball Association of America. Glamack was a fine center/forward on Rochester Royals teams that won NBL titles in 1946 and '47. This was a time when pro players played in less than state of the art gyms.
The Teen Black Magic Sex Cult Of Pierre Bernard
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Child Abuse
Walter Groebli met Percy Whittlesey in Connecticut sometime in the early fall of 1940. Whittlesey adopted Groebli. He took him into his home to work as a houseboy. Groebli was virulently pro-Nazi. Whittlesey was a disciple of sex cultist Pierre Bernard, whose New York City home was raided by police. Bernard established himself in Nyack, New York by 1941, running a spa/cult with Whittlesey.
Suicide Pacts Agreed Upon Plans To Die
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide
My e-book is not a scientific or psychological text which attempts to use statistics in any way, or to explain behavior. Instead I have included true life cases of suicide pacts from newspaper accounts and ancestral records. I leave it up to readers to decide on the motivations of the various people involved. I will say, however, that suicide pacts are formed most often by feelings of desperation.
Horse and Greyhound Racing Crimes and Mafia Connections
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Emprise Corp., a Buffalo concessionaire, was a dangerously powerful influence in U.S. sports. Its criminal acts were perpetuated by ties to organized crime. My ebook looks at the crimes committed by Emprise and mobsters in the horse and dog racing industries. It questions how this criminal empire went almost completely unchecked. I name names, race tracks and specific loans made by Emprise Corp.
The 1961 Minnesota Vikings
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The Minnesota Vikings were the idea of a group of owners led by Bill Boyer, the son a Minnesota lumberjack. Another partner in the new team's ownership, Ole Haugsrud, had once owned the Duluth team of the early NFL. My ebook considers the Vikings founders, their early management and coaches and the first players drafted by Minnesota. Finally I describe in detail the highlights of the 1961 season.
A Strangler In Revere Beach Massachusetts August 1939
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The body of Edna Phelps washed ashore on Revere Beach on the morning of August 21, 1939. My ebook looks at the suspects in her murder case before it identifies the true killer. Phelps told her husband that she was going to meet some men at the amusement park nearby. Edna had accompanied her spouse in a boat earlier that afternoon. She returned with him soon, and then went missing. Who was guilty?
The Crash Of Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 2501 Into Lake Michigan
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
My ebook considers the possible causes Flight 2501's crash. Was it lightning? Readers can judge for themselves. An eyewitness claimed she saw the Northwest DC-4 flying into a severe thunderstorm above Lake Michigan. The air disaster was the worst in U.S. history. It also prompted the most widespread search in the history of the U.S. The DC-4 was soon to be replaced by the Boeing Stratocruiser.
The Wylie-Hoffert Murder Case
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Discrimination
The day Emily Hoffert and Janice Wylie were slaughtered on Manhattan's Upper East Side is best known for Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" speech. It was made in Washington, DC. One of the murder victims had planned to attend that historic event. My e-book looks closely at the circumstances of the murders. It also examines the lives of the men arrested for committing this horrible crime.
Sonny Liston 1958-1959
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Sonny Liston's background is murky and shady. An ex-con he left prison and fought as an amateur. In 1953 he turned pro. Curiously he hardly fought for 21 months. In early '58 Liston's quick rise among heavyweights began. Mobsters Blinky Palermo and Frankie Carbo entered his life . Were they his true managers and how much influence did they have on him? My book looks at these perplexing issues.
The 1955 Auburn Tigers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The Beaube twins of Alabama City were given $1,000 by an Auburn coach in late November 1955. The money was returned by the coveted athletes' father, a preacher. Auburn incurred a $2,000 fine and an indefinite suspension from the Southeastern Conference Executive Committee. My book looks at the circumstances of the fine and probation, leaving it for readers to determine the ethics of the penalty.
Was Jean Spangler Murdered By The Mafia?
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Missing persons
Jean Spangler associated with gamblers who frequented Las Vegas and Palm Springs. Her mob acquaintances worked for gangster Mickey Cohen who ran a haberdashery on the Sunset Strip. Actor Kirk Douglas was a young movie star when Spangler disappeared in October 1949. My book looks at the still missing persons case of a Hollywood television and film actress who was just starting her career.
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