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Burundi Political Conflict, and Governance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,510. Language: American English. Published: October 22, 2017 by Jean Marc Bertrand. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Burundi Environmental Study. The assessment of the Burundian crisis to be developed in this paper takes as its starting point conclusions reached by notable scholars of the region like Prunier (1995), Lemarchand (1994), Chrétien (1993), and Vidal (1991), where terms like
Felix "Skinny Razor" DeTullio Philadelphia and Atlantic City Mafia Enforcer and Loan Shark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Felix "Skinny Razor" DeTullio had a stake in Atlantic City's Club 500 and owned a Philly bar that served as his office on most days. A rough operator with cold, dead eyes, his nickname came from his fondness for razors as weapons. He often carried a thin blade in the pocket of his suit. Many people who borrowed money from the Philly mob were soundly beaten if they failed to pay back their loans.
Sexual Blackmail in New York City Nightclubs A Gay Extortion Ring
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
An extortion ring operating in New York bilked gay men out of large amounts of money for more than a decade. The ruse involved posing an attractive man at a hotel or night club. This decoy usually accompanied men home and had sex with them. While the crook was in the home or apartment he stole something significant. Days later a person impersonating a police showed up and the extortion began.
My Story My Life - The Life and Times of ...
Price: $9.47 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Use your Favourite PDF Reader on your Computer, Laptop, Tablet or Smartphone to save your Family’s Valuable History, Memories and Stories in this easy to use data insertable Family Memory Booklet.
Joe "Socks" Lanza Genovese Family Caporegime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Joe Lanza ascended the ranks at the Fulton Street Fish Market. First he was a laborer who unloaded fish from ships. Later he helped organize the Seafood Workers Union, Local 359. At one point Lanza went to prison for violating the Sherman Antitrust Act. He perfected a systematic method of extorting large sums of money from wholesale fish dealers, refusing to allow them to unload their own cargo.
SpiritQuest Weekend 1991
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,000. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Journal detailing the author's experiences over the period of a weekend in 1991.
Enfants de papier
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: Canadian French. Published: October 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
L’histoire des vaillants efforts démographiques de l’auteure, au milieu de champ de mines des pressions sociales exercées sur les mères. Récit court et mordant pour les mamans découragées par l'obligation de performance, par Michèle Laframboise, auteure de science-fiction de la francophonie.
Angelo Palmeri and the Buffalo, New York Mafia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Angelo Palmeri was an upstate New York bootlegger during the Prohibition era of the 1920s. He ran an establishment, i.e. speakeasy, in his final years before his death on December 21 1932. Palmeri and Joe DiCarlo are lynchpins in the history of the Buffalo mob. Former Buffalo Police Commissioner John J. Roche ran an administration that was rife with criminal activity. Palmeri. 54, died in his car.
A Child's Christmas in the Rockies
Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The snow shimmering on the high peaks was beautiful, but we didn’t know it. Shimmering is nothing to sliding or a new way of riding down the hills and across the snowpacked roads blown by the wind, drawn down the slopes, or hurled into the snow when we slipped. Let the grownups grouse around their stoves, we knew what winter was for. Sliding. Sliding and Christmas.
October 2017 - Richard Lighthouse Ebooks on Smashwords
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
This short ebook lists 93 ebooks on smashwords.com published by Richard Lighthouse, between January 2013 and October 2017 . These are currently available. Note there are some ebooks that have been superceded and are no longer available. Some ebooks were published prior to 2013 on other websites.
Morris "Dimples" Wolensky Murder, Inc. Mobster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Gambler Max Fox sought revenge on gambler Morris Wolensky and New York City betting commissioner Robert B. Greene. On August 3, 1944 he found them playing cards at a midtown Manhattan gambling establishment. He opened fire on them. Fox was a former partner of Greene and Wolensky. His grievance against them dated to the 1940 Presidential election when Greene put down a 3-1 bet on Wendell Willkie.
Bill Clinton: A Short Biography - 42nd President of the United States
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Bill Clinton is a man of great contrasts and contradictions, a man whose presidency was disgraced by impeachment, but who remains one of the most popular presidents of the modern era.
The Zambian Indigenous Cattle - A Review of Their Origins and Phenotype
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dr Edwell Siatambi Mwaanga, DVM, PhD: holds graduate and post-graduate Veterinary Medicine degrees from the University of Warmia and Mazury-Poland, and specialized training in Higher Education Management from the University of Witwatersrand - South Africa, and Assisted Reproductive Technology from Hokkaido and Makerere Universities of Japan and Uganda, respectively.
Bill Gates - Celebrity Biographies
Series: Biographies of Famous People. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Ever wondered how Bill Gates rose to stardom? Bill is a figure of paramount importance in the development of the software industry and really in the development of the internet. William Henry Gates III was born in Seattle, Washington on October 28, 1955. Known commonly as Bill Gates - the joint founder of the gigantic Microsoft Corporation
The Life of Andrew Jackson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Andrеw Jасkѕоn wаѕ the ѕеvеnth lеаdеr оf thе Unitеd Stаtеѕ. Hе iѕ knоwn for еѕtаbliѕhing thе Dеmосrаtiс Pаrtу аnd fоr hiѕ hеlр оf individuаl frееdоm. "Anу mаn dеѕеrving аt lеаѕt ѕоmе rеѕресt will ѕtiсk uр fоr whаt hе truѕtѕ right, уеt it tаkеѕ a ѕоmеwhаt bеttеr mаn tо rесоgnizе in a ѕрlit ѕесоnd аnd withоut rеѕеrvаtiоn thаt hе iѕ in blundеr."
Auguste Joseph Ricord French-Argentine Heroin Dealer International Drug Kingpin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Auguste Joseph Ricord was joined by French nationals like Christian David, Lucien Sarti, Francoise Chiappe and Andre Condemine in an international drug ring that profited for many years. Eventually the younger operatives seized control of the business. Ricord remained in Paraguay, fighting extradition into the 1970s. His operation sent $600 million yearly to the U.S. from France via South America.
The Toronto Mafia Gambling Supremacy and Heroin Trafficking 1955-1970
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
John "the Enforcer", "Johnny Pops" Papalia was the leading organized crime figure in Ontario in the late 1950s. A Hamilton native he managed action in crime rackets like gambling, prostitution and narcotics. Jailed in the early 1960s he was given a mere slap on the wrist for his role in the French Connection drug ring. By the mid 1960s he was operating successfully with help from U.S. mobsters.
A Dream within a Dream Selected American Poems and Poets in World Lit- සිහිකයක සිහිනයක්- විශ්ව සාහිත්‍යයේ තෝරාගත් අමෙරිකානු කවි සහ කවියෝ
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,090. Language: Sinhalese. Published: September 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
ටී. එස් එලියට්-T. S. Eliot,ඛලිල් ජිබ්රාන් -Khalil Gibran,මායා ඇන්ජෙලෝ- Maya Angelou,විලියම් කාලෝස් විලියම්- William Carlos Williams,Edgar Allan Poe -එඩ්ගා ඇලන් පෝ, Emily Dickinson - එමිලි එලිසබෙත් ඩිකින්සන්, Ezra Loomis Pound - එස්රා ලූමිස් පවුන්ඩ්, Langston Hughes -ලංස්ටන්,Robert Frost- රොබටි ෆ්රොස්ට්, Walt Whitman- වෝල්ට් විට්මන්, W. H. Auden- ඩබ්. එච් ඕඩන්, Pamela Sinicrope- පමෙලා සිනික්රෝප්,
Tommaso Buscetta Italian Mafia Informant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Tommaso Buscetta was part of the Pizza Connection that operated in Italy and the U.S. in the 1970s. Many of the pizza parlors, fronts for heroin trafficking, were based in the Northeast and Midwestern U.S. Twenty-two defendants were indicted for the 1985 trial during which Buscetta presented his testimony. The indictments were served by FBI and DEA agents. Multiple convictions followed.
Colombo Crime Family Operations 1960-1970s
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
During the 1960s and 1970s the Colombo crime family was immersed in rackets like loansharking and gambling. Its leaders depended on Nicholas "Jiggs" Foriano and Charles "Ruby" Stein as important money lenders. In mid 1971 Joseph Colombo Sr was nearly killed just before leading an Italian-American Unity Parade. In 1977 torsos of persons cut to pieces by mobsters were found throughout New York City.