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OLYMPIAD V The Fantastically True Story of the 1912 United States Olympic Team
Price: Free! Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Screenplays » History
New York, 1912. Two months to the day after the sinking of the Titanic, a young boy and his dog stowaway on the SS Finland, chartered transport for the 1912 United States Olympic team to Stockholm, Sweden. Elected mascot of the team by the athletes, 16 year old Harry Naughton narrates the competition, conflicts and friendships that manifest during the Atlantic crossing and the games of OLYMPIAD V
Tom Poorman Of The Philadelphia Athletics
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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.
Sin, Shame & Secrets: A True Story of the Murder of a Nun, the Conviction of a Priest, and the Cover-up in the Catholic Church
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,570. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
In this unique and compelling true-crime story, journalist and author David Yonke presents and analyzes the only case in U.S. history in which a Roman Catholic priest was arrested for the murder of a nun. Father Gerald Robinson of Toledo was arrested by cold-case detectives in April, 2004, convicted of murder in 2006, and died in prison on July 4, 2014.