Books tagged: newspaper history

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Sonny Jurgensen And The 1962 Philadelphia Eagles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
My e-book considers the Philadelphia Eagles of 1962. I have researched the text from columns written by sportswriters of the era, some 54 years ago. Football was a different sport from today. A similarity was that quarterback Sonny Jurgensen operated from the shotgun on occasion to offset opponent's blitzing. Professional football was evolving rapidly but far from referee calls being challenged.
Fear at First Glance
Series: Jim Stanton Mysteries. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,960. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this, the 6th Jim Stanton mystery, Jan Stanton’s decision to attend her high school class reunion lands the Stantons squarely in the middle of an undiscovered mystery that has swirled around Stoney’s Class of ’80 for most of Jan’s post-graduate life.
Don Cockell Heavyweight Boxing Contender From England
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
World heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano fought British Empire champion Don Cockell on May 16, 1955 at San Francisco's old Kezar Stadium. The bout was not regarded as much of a test for Marciano in the pre-fight newspapers leading up to the event. It was the American's 5th title defense. Even British commentators failed to anticipate the highly competitive contest that was about to be staged.
The Sculptor Murders
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Veronica Gedeon was one of three victims of a sensational crime that occurred in the early morning hours of Easter Sunday, 1937. Ronnie, as she was known to her friends, had posed nude for a photographer only a few months before she was murdered. These scandalous photos were published by New York newspapers in the killings' aftermath.The macabre slayings were the work of an elusive insane killer.
The Murder Of A Maine Prostitute In Gaslight New York City
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
Helen Jewett was the daughter of a Maine shoemaker. Raised as Dorcas Doyen, she entered the home of a prominent judge in Portland as a girl. She was turned out of this home for sexual indiscretions. Her misadventures led to a life of prostitution that she lived in establishments in Maine, Boston, and New York City. My text recounts her demise and the ancestry of her family and two of her clients.
The Murder Of Mary Rogers
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » History » North America
I have used United States Census records from the 19th century along with business directories, i.e. Doggett's Business Directory of New York City, to add some light on a murder that occurred in Hoboken, New Jersey on July 25th, 1841. Specifically, the text of my ebook examines what can be learned about Mary Rogers, her family, as well as the men who may have been associated with her brutal death.
Fatty and Hearst
Series: Read A Movie, Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,240. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Screenplays » Crime, Screenplays » History
A bigger silent movie star than Charlie Chaplin, Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle is accused of the murder of a Hollywood starlet in 1921. Overweight newspaper magnet William Randolph Hearst is living a life of excess with his demunitive screen star mistress, Marian Davies, as he tries and convicts Fatty in Hearst’s tabloid newspapers. Fatty must stand trial three times before his fate is decided.