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Thomas "Tommy Ryan" Eboli Genovese Family Underboss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Thomas "Tommy Ryan" Eboli was head of the Genovese crime organization for less than ten years. His rise began with the tutelage of Anthony Strollo. His opportunity came when boss Vito Genovese went to prison at the end of the 1950s. Ryan dealt with entertainment venues, the Manhattan docks and gay bars in Greenwich Village. He met a quick end when he failed to pay back a loan from Carlo Gambino.
Frank "Blinky" Palermo Philadelphia Boxing Manager
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Blinky Palermo manipulated boxing fights and robbed boxers that he managed for decades. One of his most successful fighters was Ike Williams, who captured the lightweight world championship in the late 1940s. Years later Williams told an author that Blinky stole money from him regularly. On one occasion Palermo took the entirety of a $33,400 paycheck Williams earned for fighting Beau Jack.
New Jersey Governor Harold G. Hoffman Links to Joe Adonis And Organized Crime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Harold Giles Hoffman agreed to carry a message from Albert Anastasia to Joe Adonis while the gangster was in prison in Trenton. The New Jersey governor denied knowing either Anastasia or Adonis. He also denied knowing that Anniello Ercole had a criminal record. Ercole, an ex-boxing manager, was picked to carry a missive to Adonis from Anastasia. My e-book looks at Hoffman's ties to the syndicate.
Just One Win
Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
with the record 0-8, professional boxer, sam, has to win his next match or else hide manager will release him from his contract.
Yolande Pompey Light Heavyweight Boxer From Trinidad And Tobago
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Yolande Pompey, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, was ranked as high as 3rd by Ring Magazine and the World Boxing Association. He was the product of Belmont Orphanage in Princes Town. Pompey came to prominence after he defeated Gentle Daniel, the boxing champion of Trinidad. Yolande faced Archie Moore in the most important fight of his career, in London, on June 5, 1956. Pompey boxed from 1949-'61.
Lew Feldman 1930s Jewish Boxer From Brooklyn
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Lew Feldman was a very active boxer in both the lightweight and featherweight divisions of boxing, from 1927-1940. He fought Kid Chocolate for the featherweight championship of the world in 1932. Lew was a native of Scotland but came to Brooklyn early in his life. He was raised on the rough streets of Brownsville. I have used contemporary newspaper accounts to chronicle many of Feldman's bouts.
New York City Boxing Directory (1885-1960)
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
My eBook is an alphabetical directory of boxing-related persons and organizations in New York City. The time span is from the late 19th Century until after the mid 20th Century. The directory lists occupational titles, business and residential addresses, and phone numbers (for 1950s-1960). The text is pertinent for boxing enthusiasts as well as persons interested in researching family ancestries.
Punchdrunk
Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Sports
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Ex-welterweight contender Johnny Mullane can hook off the jab with either hand and recite Shakespeare while backpedaling from an opponent. But he can’t stop drinking. Facing a hungry Mexican slugger half his age, Mullane begins his comeback. Recalling the teachings of his venerable departed trainer, Mullane discovers new meaning in his life.