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Jersey City and Brooklyn Longshoremen Slayings Tied To Murder, Inc., and Albert Anastasia's Murder?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
On November 30, 1957 the bullet-riddled bodies of longshoremen Patrick "Paddy the Priest" Martignetti and Marino Romito were discovered by a 7-year-old Jersey City girl. After telling her parents about her discovery, the girl's father recalled a green sedan being parked on the curb over the weekend. Police surmised that the thugs had been killed elsewhere. Perhaps the motive was a gambling debt?
Mark Leyner and Disinclined Me
Price: Free! Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A critic for the “Paris Review” is sent to Jersey City to interview Mark Leyner. He doesn’t want to go and is contentious with the author. They find some common ground and take a trip into Manhattan.
Railroad Stories #7: The Return of Casey Jones
Series: Railroad Stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,330. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2019 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
THE RETURN OF CASEY JONES The mighty epic of a man with railroading in his blood! Casey Jones inspired Jim Martin to be a great engineer — and Jim was determined to honor the engineer’s memory! (With a vintage article on Charles Starrett, star of 1935’s The Return of Casey Jones.) Plus four additional stories by John Johns of adventure and romance on the rails.
Eugene Boffa New Jersey Bank and Mail Fraud
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Eugene Boffa was president of the Edgewater Bank of New Jersey when it collapsed in 1958. The failed bank was the creation of "boy wonder" entrepreneur Earl Belle. Belle fled to Rio de Janeiro before facing U.S. federal charges. The indictment against Pittsburgh resident Belle and his codirector, Mitchell Ostwind grew out of a federal investigation. In June '58 Boffa controlled the Edgewater Bank.
Albert Ackalitis Boss of the New York Waterfront
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Albert Ackalitis spent fourteen years in Dannemora Prison before he began his rise to power on the New York waterfront. Earlier he was a charter member of the notorious Arsenal gang that pulled robberies in New York City and New Jersey. As a hiring boss on the docks he was trusted because he exerted control and knew how to get things done. Of Lithuanian descent he was born in Pennsylvania.
Charlie The Jew Yanowsky Political Corruption, Mob and Union Activities in New Jersey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor
Charlie the Jew Yanowsky influenced organized crime, unionization and politics in New Jersey from the 1930s until 1948. Yanowsky was a career criminal who ran from federal agents, for a time, on buses, before they caught up to him. His specialty was hijacking and providing weapons to gang members to carry out robberies and hits on rivals. His undoing came in Clinton, NJ via an ice pick in 1948.
The Ethnicity Of Linda Lovelace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Linda Lovelace, born Linda Susan Boreman, was of working class origins. Her father's people came to the United States from England and Ireland. The father was a New York City policeman until his retirement. As Linda Lovelace, Boreman starred in Deep Throat in 1972. She came to dislike her husband who she accused of forcing her to make porn films. Linda's maternal grandfather came to NY from Italy.
Friend In Your Pocket Conversations Session One
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,760. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
An Additional Resource when Social Networking is Not Enough. This Book is Your New Vitamin B shot; Where "B" Stands for Blessings ;>)!!!! Your New Cup of Joe Where the Joe in Your Cup is Replaced with Joy ;>)!!!! This is Your New Stress Reliever Known as Hope All of These Things Are Coming To You With God's Help This Book Will Be the Concrete Filler for Your Cracked Spirit.
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.
Dancing with Mao and Miguel
You set the price! Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » USA
Dancing with Mao and Miguel is a riveting love story set against the backdrop of radical politics in the 1970s. Jenny, an organizer in a refinery in New Jersey, falls in love with a Dominican immigrant. As she’s drawn ever closer to him, she struggles with intense political doubts, longtime fears of intimacy and sex, and personal betrayal on the way to discovering her own path.
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