Books tagged: brooklyn new york

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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 » Animals / Birds
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.
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 » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
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.
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 » North America
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 » History » Genealogy
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.
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 » Baseball / Essays & Writings
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 » True Crime » Organized crime
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.
Lew Feldman 1930s Jewish Boxer From Brooklyn
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
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.
Just Another Sunday: A Novel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,370. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Just Another Sunday Is Anything but Ordinary - Set against the backdrop of the turbulent late 1960s and early 1970s, Just Another Sunday is inspired by actual events and follows Lia Benedict, a teenager growing up in the suburbs of New Jersey.
Albert Anastasia Mafia Kingpin Of The Brooklyn Waterfront 1941-1944
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Albert Anastasia was the quintessential Mafia boss, who became the head of the Gambino family, from 1951-1957. The events of his early rise to power include a stint as a master sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II. I have researched the events of his early criminal activity, i.e. his years as an integral figure in the Murder-for-Money gang that was led by garment racketeer Louis Lepke.
Auguste and The Condition
Pre-release—available June 8, 2015. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,050. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Auguste Kensley just wanted a vacation, a break to reconsider his chosen career and get his head together. Someplace exotic, a paradise on earth. Then she arrived. Was it new love, or was she only a deadly temptation, one to be avoided at all costs? Then they came, with The Condition. But was it really an offer of freedom?