Books tagged: 1900s new york

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How to Electrocute an Elephant
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Topsy killed George Fennady today. She maneuvered him into the corner of her pen and crushed him against the walls. It may have been an accident, of course, but I doubt it. This is the third death she’s caused in three years.
My Name is Lola. I'm a Bird.
Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Family / General
In the early 1900's, father brought home a pet parrot for his five daughters. This book describes the fun that the family had with the bird who could talk in both English and Spanish. On the first day, the five girls gathered around the parrot to decide on a name. After several suggestions, the bird spoke up "My Name is Lola. I'm a bird." Hence the name of the book and the first funny story.
The Ethnicity Of Linda Lovelace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Social Science » Pornography
Linda Lovelace, born Linda Susan Boreman, was of working class origins. Her father's people came to the United States from England and Ireland. The father was a New York City policeman until his retirement. As Linda Lovelace, Boreman starred in Deep Throat in 1972. She came to dislike her husband who she accused of forcing her to make porn films. Linda's maternal grandfather came to NY from Italy.