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Quaker Runes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In 1866, Judy Candler was nineteen and had lived in Ohio attending school since the death of her mother. Her mother’s family fled Virginia due to the conflict between their Quaker beliefs and slavery. It was time for Judy to return to Virginia and help her father and surviving siblings in the years after the Civil War. Classmates and family in Ohio filled a thin volume with these keepsake verses.
One Hundred Virgins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,640. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Three small town friends descend upon and confront life at a large university. Yet as their warped minds push against the city beyond, the barrier gives in ways neither they nor the fantastic cast of characters they encounter could foretell in a thousand years.
Frank Cammarata Youngstown, Ohio and Detroit Mobster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Frank Cammarata was an instrumental figure as a Mafia enforcer and a mob connection to the lucrative record and jukebox industry. Summoned before the U.S. Senate Racketeering Committee in 1958, Cammarata took the 5th Amendment rather than incriminate himself. A shady figure among gangsters he moved throughout the U.S. freely until immigration officials discovered his illegal reentry to America.
Babe Triscaro Cleveland Teamsters Boss Contraband Military Aircraft Merchant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Babe Triscaro persuaded Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa to use a portion of the Central States Teamsters Pension Fund to finance a deal to sell surplus military aircraft to Cuba in 1959. Each of the Globemaster planes was loaded with armaments and were destined for delivery in the Dominican Republic. Triscaro and his associates made numerous trips from Miami to Havana to get the deal done.
Morris "Moe" Kleinman Cleveland Mobster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Moe Kleinman was involved in murder along with the gambling and liquor rackets he controlled. Among the most publicized murders linked to him was the 1931 slaying of Cleveland City Councilman William Potter. Moe Dalitz recalled the details of Potter's demise. At first the murder appeared to be a suicide. Then police found Potter dead inside an apartment suite. A Kleinman associate was seen there.
Yonnie Licavoli Detroit and Toledo Gangster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Yonnie Licavoli had an extravagant Detroit wedding where Al Capone was his best man. Licavoli and his bride honeymooned at Capone's home in Florida. Yonnie's only true rival during his Toledo years was a bootlegger name William "Jack" Kennedy. Operating a nightclub the Irish Kennedy refused to go along with rules and regulations established by Licavoli and his cronies. Kennedy survived until 1933.
Hiram's Hope: The Return of Isaiah
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Inspirational
Following in the footsteps of Hiram’s Honor, one of Online College’s Best Books for Studying the Civil War, Hiram's Hope: The Return of Isaiah tells how Isaiah, left for dead at Andersonville, survives only to board the ill-fated, over-loaded steamer Sultana. Max Terman weaves a riveting story about this tragedy, the Lincoln Funeral Train, a woman left at Andersonville, and a veteran’s struggle.