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Jacob Gurrah Shapiro Fur Industry Mafia Enforcer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Jacob Gurrah Shapiro acquired his middle name because of the growl he uttered when he told his enemies to "get out". Shapiro was in jail for many years for violations of the Sullivan Act, extortion and various felonies and misdemeanors he had accumulated over a criminal career that began in 1916. One source I found said that he had been arrested more than 100 times altogether.
The Bondage Murders Organized Crime In New York City 1923-1924
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Sir Basil Thomson, formerly of Scotland Yard, took an interest in the murders of Louise Lawson and Dorothy Keenan. He realized that their deaths was the work of persons who defied detection easily. One of Keenan's acquaintances/suitors was the son-in-law of Harry Daugherty, who was the U.S. Attorney General under President Warren Harding. The thieves/murderers specialized in furs and jewelry.
Still Standing -Weathering The Challenges of Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,640. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Challenges! Issues! Obstacles! We all face them. Some challenges just dare you to overcome them! How many of us have finished a project ahead of time because someone told us it could not be done? Other challenges try to wear you down by their sheer persistence over time. This book tells of the riveting true life challenges of eight individuals and their overcoming stories. A must read!
Look Up, St. Louis! A Walking Tour of Downtown West
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of St. louis, Missouri is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.