Books tagged: yankees

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The Yankee Problem: An American Dilemma
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 34,880. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016 by Shotwell Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Southern people warned others about the radical utopians of New England, and even went to war to get away from them, but to no avail. Now all Americans, not just Southerners, are subject to the whims of “those people” and their never ending mission to recreate, not only America, but the entire world in their bizarre, sanctimonious image.
​When the Yankees Come: Former South Carolina Slaves Remember Sherman's Invasion.
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 15,390. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016 by Shotwell Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Many Americans believe that the coming of the blue soldiers of the North, emissaries of emancipation, was a joyful event for African Americans. Nothing could be further from the truth. How do we know this? Because we have their recorded accounts. This is a collection of personal accounts, extracted from the SC Slave Narratives, that relates their encounters with Sherman's invading army.
The Roujet Symphony: An American Revelation in Four Movements
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 150,510. Language: American English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The boom-bust cycle of American dynasties tends to be abrupt, dizzying and spectacular, but never more so than in this chronicle, a blend of history, psychology, literary criticism, investigation and personal testament about a once-great American clan that crashed while still climbing.
Bronx Bummers - An Unofficial History of the New York Yankees’ Bad Boys, Blunders and Brawls
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,660. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
In Bronx Bummers: The Unofficial History of the New York Yankees’ Bad Boys, Blunders and Brawls, authors Robert Dominguez and David Hinckley shine a light on the dark side of the team’s otherwise illustrious history.
The Johnny Moss Room
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,270. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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It takes a lot of guts to be Merv Moss's daughter and even more to love him. In this dramedy about the complicated bonds between fathers and daughters,17-year-old budding film genius Lilo Moss struggles to touch the grace and forgiveness that will lead her to come to terms with her outrageous ex-comic dad before it's too late. Set in 1960s New York and Miami, when all the world was changing.
Under the Stars and Bars (A Dusty Fog Civil War Western Book 4)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,630. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Lately the war's becoming mighty confusing. Especially for a Confederate Captain named Fog. First there's the Union scout who ends up saving his life. Then there's the fanatical Yankee hell-bent on taking it. In between there's a vicious band of Rebel misfits thirsty for blood--anybody's. It all adds up to one thing Dusty's always known for certain: a blazing Colt speaks a language all understand.
You're in Command Now, Mr Fog
Series: Dusty Fog's Civil War. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,350. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
If the Yankee sharpshooter killed the right officer, the Union Army’s victory at the Battle of Martin’s Hill would be guaranteed. He took his shot and killed the Rebel cavalry’s commanding officer. Bad mistake. Because that meant First Lieutenant Dusty Fog was now in command. Together with his Texas Light Cavalry there was going to be hell to pay for the Bluebellies.
The Gospel According to Casey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,340. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The GOSPEL ACCORDING TO CASEY is the ultimate Casey Stengel book for lovers and admirers of "The Ol' Perfessor." It is part collection of hilarious stories and 1-liners by and about Casey, and half an analysis of his managerial genius. Dozens of resources and interviews were done by Ira Berkow and Jim Kaplan, two highly esteemed baseball writers. The result is nothing short of AMAZIN'!
The Spectacular Case of the 1962 Los Angeles Angels
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 153,290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The expansion Los Angeles Angels shock the sporting world in 1962 by claiming first place on July 4th and by contending for the pennant deep into the season.
Me, Johnny, and The Babe
Price: Free! Words: 68,570. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Coming of age
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This is the story of two 12-year-old best friends growing up on the mean streets of Philadelphia. It chronicles their friendship and tells the remarkable, untold true story of how Babe Ruth came to their local parish to play in one incredible baseball game. That September day in 1923 would forever change the lives of these two friends.