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Ray Impelletiere Giant Heavyweight Boxer From Peekskill, New York
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
Former fighter Harry Lenny managed young Ray Impelletiere after his graduation from Peekskill High. Impelletiere scored early wins over aging fighters like Charlie Wepner who he completely dominated. He was somewhat disappointing, however, when matched with veteran fighters of skill. Among these were Tommy Loughran. Ray also outboxed Primo Carnera in the early rounds of a 1935 bout in New York.
John Fury Rochester, New York Public Enemy #1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
A gang of three led by John Fury was discovered holed up inside the Miller Garage in Rochester in December 1936. His accomplices were second offender Frank Miller, 29, and first offender Anthony Ollis, 32. The triumvirate was responsible for stealing safes from restaurants, bakeries, etc. Over a five year period their 10-20 year sentences were shortened and then reinstated by various judges.
The Boxer - Scholar and Clown
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,740. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
In "The Boxer - Scholar, and Clown," you will learn all the main aspects of properly raising and caring for this beautiful dog. The book covers the origin of this breed and the proper way to train the Boxer.
Kratos River Adventure
Price: Free! Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
Kratos goes on an adventure down the river looking for treasure. He is surprised by some of the things he finds, and the friends he runs into while learning along the way!
The Bad Man and the Boxer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Horror » General
In this intense short story, when Basilone Thompson's fight manager dies, a new manager shows up to take his place. The Big Bass can hardly believe his good fortune. His rise through the ranks is meteoric. But is anything ever quite what it seems?
Gorilla Jones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Gorilla Jones was from Memphis, Tennessee. Early on he fought in the border region between Louisiana and Texas. Later his career blossomed under the tutelage of Suey Welch, an Akron, Ohio promoter. His career lasted two decades, from 1920-1940. Jones was a skilled fighter could find weaknesses in his opponents. Against Sammy Slaughter in 1933 he scored a knockout with a short right uppercut.
Cesar Brion Argentine Heavyweight Boxer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » History » South American
Cesar Brion was not the aggressive and powerful fighter that his countryman Luis Firpo had been. Yet he had many skills. Against Joe Louis in 1951 Brion had been even through seven rounds. It was after Cesar switched from a crouching stance attack to a more upright offensive that Louis cut him up and dominated the fight. Brion was never stopped from going the distance by a ring opponent.
William Sailor Freedman Lightweight Boxer and Jewish Criminal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
William Sailor Freedman was a boxer of significance from 1916 until 1928. He was also an enforcer/thug for gangsters, particularly the Philadelphia rum runner Max Hoff. Hoff ran a gambling operation as well while also managing Sailor's boxing career. Freedman was a short fighter, standing 5'8" with a 69" reach. He fought many of the greatest fighters, including Mickey Walker and Benny Leonard.
Beautiful and Broken
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,300. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Molly's a hot mess and her life is falling apart. Just when she thinks she's about to get her happily ever after, her sister steps in to have an affair with her fiancé on her wedding day. Determined to bring Molly out of her funk, her friends take her out for a night on the town, only for her to go home with a professional boxer who pops in and out of her life when she least expects it. Her moth
The Secret Heart
Price: Free! Words: 82,030. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In early Victorian England, a beautiful fortune hunter tries to trap an eligible bachelor in marriage. He recognizes her scheming for what it is, but still can't resist.