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Past-Forward: A Three-Decade and Three-Thousand-Mile Journey Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,970. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
"Past-Forward" is the non-fiction account of the thirty-year search for the author's Irish ancestral roots. The book, written in the form of a letter to the author's grandmother Kate, tells both the story of the thirty-year search itself along with the discovered tale of Kate’s Irish ancestors,and their flight to America during the Great Famine and life as new Americans in the 19th century.
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.
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.
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.
The Ethnicity Of Linda Lovelace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
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.