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Nonagenarians
By Frank & Jessie Littlewood
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012 by Fishcake Publications. Category: Fiction
Frank and Jessie Littlewood (and some of their friends) had a way of capturing the spirit of their generation in a charming prose that can’t help but raise a smile. This is but a small selection of pieces put together from works that were actually found written down, not only demonstrating the true entertainers they were, but also showing how much they loved one another and their many friends
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.
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.
Quirks: Four Humorous Stories
By Jonathan Broughton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,420. Language: British English. Published: May 31, 2013. Category: Fiction
Quirky characters are pitted against corporate and social institutions: two old ladies take to piracy on the high seas: a young lady in Victorian London falls in love with a vampire: an old man worries about educating his baby dragon, and a contemporary farce unfolds around that very English tradition, afternoon tea.