Books tagged: minnesota history

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Claudia Jennings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Claudia Jennings is perhaps the most recognizable Playmate, aside from one, i.e. Marilyn Monroe to appear in films. Victoria Vetri was another. Jennings untimely death, at 29, occurred only months before she would have turned 30. Some critics believe she was limited as an actress. Yet a New York Magazine writer praised her "fully clothed" acting in the off Broadway production of Dark of the Moon.
A Pennant for the Twin Cities: The 1965 Minnesota Twins
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 246,470. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2015 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
This volume celebrates the 1965 Minnesota Twins, who captured the American League pennant in just their fifth season in the Twin Cities. Led by an All-Star cast, from Harmon Killebrew, Tony Oliva, Zoilo Versalles, and Mudcat Grant to Bob Allison, Jim Kaat, Earl Battey, and Jim Perry, the Twins won 102 games, but bowed to the Los Angeles Dodgers and Sandy Koufax in Game Seven.
The 1961 Minnesota Vikings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
The Minnesota Vikings were the idea of a group of owners led by Bill Boyer, the son a Minnesota lumberjack. Another partner in the new team's ownership, Ole Haugsrud, had once owned the Duluth team of the early NFL. My ebook considers the Vikings founders, their early management and coaches and the first players drafted by Minnesota. Finally I describe in detail the highlights of the 1961 season.
Kensington: The Story and the Stone
Price: Free! Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This is an essay on the status quo of research into The Kensington Rune Stone, It contends that after all these years and all these claims and counter-claims, we still have little to go on other than the story and the stone. The story of the finding was told by Olof Ohman, but remains uncorroborated by either witness or documentary evidence.
Cocaine Wasteland A Porn Star Is D.O.A.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Shauna Grant made 30 porn films, earning approximately $100,000. She was a nude model and adult film star from the age of 18 until her untimely death two years later. At 20 she committed suicide with a .22 long rifle. My text looks at her last days and some of the people she associated with in the adult industry. I have also done extensive research to profile her maternal and paternal ancestry.
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Herman Webster Mudgett (1861-1896) was from Gilmanton, New Hampshire. His roots are in rural New England. Aside from Mudgett, his relatives had the surnames Page and Price. My e-book looks Herman Mudgett's ancestry from the family's origins in Exeter and Norfolk in England. I have included ancestral information about the mass murderer's wives, his son and daughter, and one of his accomplices.
Northern Pacific Railway Directory Fargo, North Dakota 1896-1916
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
My eBook consists of small bios of Northern Pacific Railway Employees in Fargo, North Dakota from 1896-1916. The biographical details includes ancestral information on each person who worked for N P Ry in Fargo. The e-book is pertinent to individuals who are railway enthusiasts. It is also a fine resource to learn more about Fargo, ND/Moorhead, MN history.
Dearest Laura: The Civil War Letters Of Captain John Reed Beatty, 1861-1865
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,260. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
For the Sesquicentennial of the US Civil War I have digitally transcribed the nearly 150 wartime letters my great-grandfather wrote from the field to his love and future wife Laura. There are many picture samples of his beautiful penmanship. A few letters from Laura that survived are also included. These letters will immerse you in one soldier's wartime life. This is time travel like no other.