ted clarke

Biography

Author, 20 books, American history, especially Boston area, figure skating, biography.

Former teacher, newspaper columnist. Wrote and narrated five TV programs on local history including an AWARD-Winning program on historical preservation.

Three masters's degrees. Figure skating champion, official, administrator. Former CEO of million-dollar operation.

Write daily, in narrative style that is easy to understand, rapid-paced, rhythmic in word selection.

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Books

Quincy and its Quirky Story
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You set the price! Words: 32,430. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The city of Quincy, MA has so many qualities that it had to have more than one nickname. It has been called the “City of Presidents”, “City of Legends” and “Birthplace of the American Dream”. Not many years ago, when the title applied, Quincy was often the “Granite City”. The name Quincy was chosen to honor Abigail Adams’s maternal grandfather, for whom John Quincy Adams was also named.
Boston, Springfield and Civil War Massachusetts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,130. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Ted Clarke, award-winning producer of television history shows and author of many books of Boston-area and Massachusetts history, brings us a succinct and easily-read history of the major role of the Bay State in the Civil War. A listing of his work may be found at the end of this book.
There Really Was a Johnny Appleseed
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You set the price! Words: 45,380. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Folk legend Johnny Appleseed was a real person, John Chapman, born in Leominster, MA and brought up in Longmeadow, MA. His bursiness plan took him to Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana where he set up apple orchards for settlers who were coming, and served as a missionary too. Ted Clarke separates fact from legend in bringing you the true story of this great but mysterious figure.

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