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George Washington Keefe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
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.
Payola Bribery In The Record Business And Television
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Payola, or paying disc jockeys and other radio and television employees to play particular songs, was the subject of Congressional hearings in 1959 and 1960. Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand, was summoned to testify before a House subcommittee of investigators. At issue was censorship, the suspension of radio and television station licenses, etc. The lessons of payola are pertinent today.
Baby Chicks And Easter Holidays Medieval Legend And Modern Era Abuse
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
The text of my book details the struggle of young chicks when they are sold by uncaring pet shops and farmers to the parents of children, who present the dyed birds to their children at Easter. I have described the festiveness of Easter from the time of a pagan goddess Aostra, the Persians, and early Christians. Legislation to fight the sale of dyed baby chicks was begun by the mid 20th century.
The Ethnicity Of Linda Lovelace
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Linda Lovelace, born Linda Susan Boreman, was of working class origins. Her father's people came to the United States from England and Ireland. The father was a New York City policeman until his retirement. As Linda Lovelace, Boreman starred in Deep Throat in 1972. She came to dislike her husband who she accused of forcing her to make porn films. Linda's maternal grandfather came to NY from Italy.
The Watched Trilogy: Murder Was Just the Beginning
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 306,560. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The bestselling Watched Trilogy is now available as a boxed set. When Christy witnesses the brutal murder of a senator's aide on a school trip only weeks before her sixteenth birthday, she becomes the target of the terrorists,and the focus of the FBI and two seriously hot guys. The FBI fails to keep her safe after sending her home and she ends up in witness protection, far away from everything.
Back Door to the White House
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,530. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A spring day dawns in Washington, D.C. and it is business as usual for the government as it wrestles with taxes, the economy and unrest around the world. All this is about to change in a matter of hours as murder, blackmail, and deception take center stage. Enjoy the wild roller coaster ride to the exciting conclusion.