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Ciro Terranova Sicilian Mobster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Ciro Terranova had a brief career as an important Mafioso in New York City. He worked as an underboss for Giuseppe "Joe the Boss" Masseria before Masseria was slain on Coney Island during the Castellammarese War. Ciro's star as a mobster declined after Charles Lucky Luciano took charge of Mafia operations. My book focuses on two obscure crimes in Terranova's life, one in 1909 and another in 1930.
PhD. (A Time Traveler's Search for Bacon)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 156,150. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
An historical novel about a physicist whose time machine malfunctions, placing him in 18th century France, weeks before the French Revolution. He travels to Paris hoping that members of the Royal Academy of Science can assist him. Federal agents in the 21st century search for his machine as pursues a solution to return to the present and the identity of the person who seeks to destroy him in 1789.
Edna Mae Pettie Theater Actress From Syracuse, New York
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
It is questionable as to which producer took more of a hand in promoting Edna May Pettie in her career. Oscar Hammerstein is credited with giving her her first break when she requested to be a part of his chorus. Then there was George W. Lederer who managed her in the U.S. before she left for Europe under the direction of Charles Frohman. Not a great talent, her primary asset was her genuineness.
Mike DeJohn Heavyweight Boxer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Mike DeJohn fought many of the most recognizable ranked contenders of the 1950s and early 1960s. Among these were Sonny Liston, Eddie Machen, George Chuvalo and Nino Valdes. DeJohn's best punch was a left uppercut. He fought out of a crouch and overpowered numerous boxing adversaries with his superior strength. He was a handsome athlete who looked more like a college student and was well-mannered.
Poliomyelitis In Upstate New York 1944-1963
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
Infantile paralysis killed thousands of Americans and crippled countless others. My work is compiled from newspaper articles and ancestral records of individual deaths. Polio was greatly feared in the summer months from June-September. Isolated cases occurred in October. My e-book provides statistical info and human stories of its impact in upstate New York. Syracuse and Buffalo had many cases.
Scarlet Fever Epidemics Treatment And Opinion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
Scarlet fever is deadly for a period of at least 28 days after infection. Most often exposure comes via other persons who already have the sickness. Quarantines are needed for 4 weeks or more. Patients who are not isolated remain contagious. My ebook describes epidemics, 18th-20th century opinion, how to treat the illness antiseptically and why it is still problematic in developing countries.
The Boys of Truxton
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,360. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A teenage boy serving a life sentence in Truxton, a maximum security youth prison, for the brutal murder of a child. Syracuse Detective Nick Dunbar, who put him there. Sheila, a young scientist at loose ends who takes a job at Truxton as a math teacher. The three collide in a story filled with twists and turns that are guaranteed to keep the reader in a state of constant suspense.
Running A.M.U.C.
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 39,130. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Romance » General
“Welcome to this opening of the Arte Museum of Unusual Crafts,” reads the press release; in fact, the museum has been open for eight months with few visitors. Will this “Opening Night” do the trick? It starts with the main show going missing, includes a killer cook in Café D’AMUC, a temperamental artist, and a local burglar hiding in the museum. Have fun, just don’t eat the crunchy cheese!