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Waterproof: A novel of the Johnstown Flood
By Judith Redline Coopey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,260. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Fiction
Fifty years after an earthen dam broke and sent a thirty foot wall of raging destruction down on the city of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Pamela McRae looks back on the tragedy with new perspective. This fast-moving retrospective propels the reader forward much as did the flood itself.
Tom Poorman Baseball Player From Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
My ebook looks at a versatile and little known major league baseball player of the pre-modern era (before 1903). I have empasized the family heritage of Tom Poorman, as well as his baseball career. Poorman played in the late 19th century, a time when games often ended in ties because of darkness. I hope that my research will create more interest in the history of baseball's early players.
The Pennsylvania Railroad: A Brief Look in Time
By Eugene Weiser
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 26,940. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Entire libraries could be written on the Pennsylvania Railroad ranging from its history to the different businesses it owned, far too much to cover here which is a mere brief history of the railroad. The Pennsy was an institution to the City of Philadelphia and State of Pennsylvania. For over 100 years, the keystone represented the PRR as much as it did the State of Pennsylvania itself.
Ed Holley Major League Pitcher From Kentucky
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Ed Holley is a little known major league baseball player, who pitched from 1928-1934 with the Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, and Pittsburgh Pirates. His best years, 1932-1933 were with the Phillies. In 2 seasons he won 11 and 13 games. My EBook covers Ed's major league and minor league seasons. It also discusses his ancestry, family, and marriage. I have used genealogy and newspaper records.
Richard Kauffman Of Susquehanna University And The St. Louis Browns
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Richard Kauffman was a multi-sport athlete at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania. He played with several minor league baseball teams and briefly in the American League, with the St. Louis Browns. His tenure in the majors was curtailed when Hall of Fame 1st Baseman, George Sisler, joined the St. Louis Browns in 1915. Kauffman became a flour mill executive for a time in Atlanta, Georgia.
George Washington Keefe Of The Washington Nationals
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
George Washington Keefe was a less than average pitcher for the Washington Nationals during the first seasons of the National League club's 19th century existence, 1886-1889. He established records for most walks in an inning in 1887. Mostly disappointing, but sometimes brilliant, he was 5'8" and left-handed. On one occasion in 1889, he outdueled Hall of Fame, New York Giants pitcher Tim Keefe.
Rogue's Hostage
By Linda McLaughlin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,240. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Fiction
From the wilderness of Pennsylvania to the fall of Quebec, Mara and Jacques are thrust into the tumult of war and passion, relying only on their feelings for each other to stay alive. Before the war ends, they will risk death, embrace life, and discover love that transcends all bounds. (4 ½ stars and a Top Pick from Romantic Times)
1880 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Directory Topeka, Kansas
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad was completed to Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1880. I have used ancestral records to compile an employee directory for A.T.&S.F.R.R. for Topeka, Kansas. The directory lists titles of railroad workers, their family members, and where the came to Kansas from. The publication will be useful for students of railroad history and those doing family ancestry profiles.
A Scratch with the Rebels: A Pennsylvania Roundhead and a South Carolina Cavalier
By Carolyn P. Schriber
Series: The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,370. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
James McCaskey, 100th Pennsylvania Regiment, was a farmhand who believed in individual rights for all men. Gus Smythe, Washington Light Infantry, 24th South Carolina, was a college student and a supporter of states' rights. This is the true story of how the Battle of Secessionville altered not only their own lives, but the lives of all those who shared their experiences.