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The Poughkeepsie Mystery Journal By James Bennett
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A personal journal notebook with over 200 ruled pages and tidbits of the history of Pougkeepsie, NY -- perfect for jotting notes, journaling, making to do lists, keeping a planner.
To Catch a Tiger By James Bennett
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TO CATCH A TIGER is the true story of how racism nearly destroyed a small Southern community. Based on historical events that happened between 1958 and 1960 in Front Royal, Virginia, this... More > autobiographical story follows the lives of two boys, Davey MacLaren, who is white, and Jackie King, who is black. The two are caught up in the calamitous events when their small, Southern community becomes the first place in the nation where the public high school is closed to avoid being integrated. The town is split equally between moderates and "old South" segregationists. Although the boys' experiences are very different, their dreams and aspirations are similar. Both Davey and Jackie find themselves on perilous paths where they have little control over what will happen to them. This book reveals the depth and complexities of the human side of this civil rights story. The multiple plot lines combine memorable characters, psychological tension, humor, 1950s nostalgia, and even a murder mystery.< Less
LOCKED OUT! By James Bennett
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A Civil Rights Story about Massive Resistance and School Closures in the South. Based on actual events. The high school was closed to resist being integrated – perhaps forever! – and the... More > town was split down the middle into two opposing camps. This is the historical backdrop for this coming-of-age novel about 2 young boys (one white -- one black) growing up in a small southern town during the 1950s when school integration collided with Massive Resistance and life in the peaceful little town was thrown into chaos. Based on actual events that happened between 1956 and 1960 in Front Royal, Virginia; this compelling story reveals the often overlooked depth of the human side of the story. The action is depicted through a collection of snap-shots of whites and blacks which creates a wide-angle montage. Their stories give clarity and dimension to the historical events. The story combines strong characters, heartwarming scenes, psychological tension, humor, 1950s nostalgia, and even a murder mystery.< Less
To Catch a Tiger By James Bennett
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TO CATCH A TIGER is the true story of how racism nearly destroyed a small Southern community. Based on historical events that happened between 1958 and 1960 in Front Royal, Virginia, this... More > autobiographical story follows the lives of two boys, Davey MacLaren, who is white, and Jackie King, who is black. The two are caught up in the calamitous events when their small, Southern community becomes the first place in the nation where the public high school is closed to avoid being integrated. Although the boys' experiences are very different, their dreams and aspirations are similar. Both Davey and Jackie find themselves on perilous paths where they have little control over what will happen to them. This book reveals the depth and complexities of the human side of this civil rights story. The multiple plot lines combine memorable characters, psychological tension, humor, 1950s nostalgia, and even a murder mystery.< Less
Poughkeepsie's Amazing Extraordinary History By James Bennett
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A year-by-year outline of the history of Poughkeepsie, NY from colonial times through the present day. This outline presents the high points of an illustrious history of the "Queen City of the... More > Hudson."< Less
The Hudson Valley Horror House By James Bennett
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Boz Bright, a highly skilled top-secret agent in the most advanced intelligence force in the U.S. gov't, appears to have met his match when he comes up against Russian operatives, American religious... More > fanatics, white supremacists, Nazis, and the horror of the supernatural! Set in Dutchess County New York, this suspenseful thriller combines mystery and suspense with actual historical settings. The novel is based on legends of horrifying events and reported sightings of ghosts connected with real houses in the Hudson Valley. This story begins when Boz is sent on assignment to investigate a strange anomaly detected by satellite surveillance emanating from a mansion which is believed to be haunted. Working with his fiancée, Kari Ingram, the two of them discover a secret underground laboratory beneath the mansion where an anti-gravity device, first designed by the Nazis and capable of traveling through time, is being built. James Bennett, an artist and a writer, lives in Poughkeepsie, NY. This is his 5th novel.< Less
The Poughkeepsie Mystery By James Bennett
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A story of buried treasure—a map—hidden coded messages—a secret society—kidnapping—murder—danger! This suspenseful thriller is set in Poughkeepsie, NY where Kari... More > Ingram, a young teacher, discovers an antique scrapbook of drawings that contains hidden clues to the location of a legendary treasure. She must decipher coded messages, follow clues which lead her to numerous locations in and around the city, and thwart the efforts of a secret society that is pledged to stop her as she risks her safety searching for the hidden treasure. Several noteworthy people and historical sites are mentioned in this novel including Adriance Library, Amrita Club, Bardavon Theater, College Hill, Eastman Park, Hudson River State Hospital, Marist College, Poughkeepsie Post Office (murals), Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, FDR, the Seer of Poughkeepsie, Smith Brothers, Soldiers Memorial Fountain, Vassar College, Walkway Over the Hudson. Included are discount coupons to local businesses, many of which are mentioned in the story.< Less

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