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Bonanno Family Members In New York In 1920
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » European
My eBook profiles more than 100 Bonanno family members who lived in all boroughs of New York City in 1920. For each head of household, I have listed street address information as well as work industries. Related family members are described. Immigration and Naturalization dates are given, as is literacy data. Entries were researched from the 1920 U.S. Census and New York City Business Directory.
New York City Circus And Amusement Park Directory, 1930
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
My eBook is a useful directory of companies in the Circus and Amusement Park industry of Metropolitan New York City in 1930. The text can be used for ancestry research of deeds, defunct firms, family trees, maps, and urban studies. 1930 was the first full year of the Great Depression in the United States. Circus and Amusement Parks firms vied for what little most families spent on entertainment.
Ed Holley Chicago Cubs Pitcher
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Ed Holley is a little known major league baseball player, who pitched from 1928-1934 with the Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, and Pittsburgh Pirates. His best years, 1932-1933 were with the Phillies. In 2 seasons he won 11 and 13 games. My EBook covers Ed's major league and minor league seasons. It also discusses his ancestry, family, and marriage. I have used genealogy and newspaper records.
A Society Of Hounds
Price: Free! Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A collection of thoughts and verse. An illustration book filled with over 35 beautifully painted pieces, a vast collection of poems and a unique seven day tale that ties it all together.
Jake Hehl Brooklyn Robins Pitcher And Catholic League Bowling Star
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bowling
Jake Hehl is an atypical biographical subject. He was a high school sports phenom. He excelled in baseball, basketball, and football at Brooklyn Prep. Hehl pitched one inning in major league baseball before being summoned for military duty in World War I. He pitched in the minor leagues from 1918-1926. He was a versatile athlete who became a star bowler in Brooklyn's 1940s Catholic Church Leagues.
Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Benjamin Michael Kauff was a controversial major league centerfielder. He was only 5'8" but possessed tremendous hitting power, especially to right field in the old New York Polo Grounds. Heralded as the "Ty Cobb of the Federal League", he signed with the NY Giants in 1916.. Benny's career ended prematurely in 1920, after he was banished from baseball by Commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis.
Dug For Victory: Poems from RIP-TV
Price: Free! Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Epitaphs and obituaries for the age of digital confession. Artists, athletes, activists, entertainers, evil-doers, rich widows, philosophers: here are 40 sharply observed, often humorous poems by the author of Famepunk.
Rabbit
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,430. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A middle aged slacker at the turn of the century, and the children he has created and destroyed. A novella.
New York in Early Spring - 2013
Price: Free! Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
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This is a short non-fiction, travel account of my recent visit to New York City in March 2013 giving an insight into places to eat and visit and how to get around.
Killing Little Ralphie
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In 2012 construction workers expanding the parking lot of the New York Aquarium in Coney Island, NY unearth the skeleton of a boy obviously killed by a blow to the head. But the old parking lot had been paved in the 1960’s over 50 years ago. Whose skeleton is this, how did he die and who killed him? This novel will keep you swiping your finger accross the screen