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A Hearing for Jim Thorpe, An Exercise in Frustration
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 37,810. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A Hearing for Jim Thorpe: An Exercise in Frustration by Michael Sheaffer follows a sports reporter assigned to cover a hearing designed to determine if the famous Olympic champion Jim Thorpe should keep the gold medals he won at the 1912 Stockholm Summer Games. Thorpe’s legacy, and the future of his reputation are out of his hands as five days of witnesses, and legal experts debate his future.
A Walking Tour of Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: January 29, 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 Carlisle, Pennsylvania from walkthetown.com 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.
A Walking Tour of Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: February 8, 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 Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania 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.
OLYMPIAD V The Fantastically True Story of the 1912 United States Olympic Team
Price: Free! Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Screenplays » History
New York, 1912. Two months to the day after the sinking of the Titanic, a young boy and his dog stowaway on the SS Finland, chartered transport for the 1912 United States Olympic team to Stockholm, Sweden. Elected mascot of the team by the athletes, 16 year old Harry Naughton narrates the competition, conflicts and friendships that manifest during the Atlantic crossing and the games of OLYMPIAD V
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.