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Motor City Legends: Michigan's Sports Legacy By Robert Reynolds
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Motor City Legends explores the rich history of Detroit area and Michigan related competitive sports and individual athletes through the careers of old-time greats as Al Kaline, Doak Walker/Bobby... More > Layne, Gordie Howe, Joe Louis and George Yardley. Also recent legends Barry Sanders, Isiah Thomas, Steve Yzerman, Chauncey Billups, Miquel Cabrera, the Fab Five, defunct teams Michigan Panthers and Detroit Shock, goalie fights, odd Tigers’ trades in the 1959/60 seasons, Benton Harbor’s House of David baseball teams, and Lions Alex Karras squaring off against pro wrestling bad man Dick the Bruiser. The messy results of Gates Browns’ unusual slide into second base. There’s the time a rival ball player stole home against the Tigers twice in a single game. Countless items of trivia are presented in this stroll down Michigan Sports Memory Lane. Much of the book centers on a large Who’s Who section of many athletic personalities who were raised in Michigan, attended a local school, or played on an athletic team.< Less
Orchids and Sand By Robert Reynolds
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The beautiful Hawaiian Islands set the backdrop for this intriguing tale of romance and mystery. A young woman's body is found along a leeward beach. The discovery sets in motion a investigation... More > into the cause of death. Was it an accident or was it intentional? HPD Detective Manny Piccolo delves into the mystery, checking leads that point to a nearby beachside homeless camp. In the meantime, Piccolo courts the lovely but flawed Daniela Puzon. Along the way, the reader encounters surf bums, dope dealers, military lawmen, beautiful island women, the rich and the poor. The multi-hued ORCHIDS and SAND is an exciting page-turner that races you across the exotic islands of Hawaii.< Less
Trouble's Garden By Robert Reynolds
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TROUBLE'S GARDEN is a heartwarming tale of a cat lost, then found by a caring family. April, the family's young daughter takes a special liking to the old cat and they become inseparable. Throughout... More > this family-friendly story April's mother tends to her splendid flower garden, a spot in which Trouble has taken as her own. The affection between the cat and her humans grows as summer flowers blossom in beautiful hues. TROUBLE'S GARDEN is a poignant tale of a special bond between the gentle animal and young child, leaving the reader both happy and sad as April learns to cope with unexpected surprises.< Less
Trouble's Garden By Robert Reynolds
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TROUBLE'S GARDEN is a heartwarming tale of a cat lost, then found by a caring family. The family's young daughter takes a special liking to the old cat and they become inseparable. Throughout this... More > family-friendly story the mother tends to her splendid flower garden, a spot in which Trouble the cat has taken as her own. The affection between the cat and her humans grows as summer flowers blossom in beautiful hues. TROUBLE'S GARDEN is a poignant tale of a special bond between the gentle animal and young child, leaving the reader both happy and sad as April learns to cope with unexpected surprises.< Less
Dion and the Belmonts: Early Doo-wop and Rock and Roll Years By Robert Reynolds
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DION and the BELMONTS: Early Doo-wop and Rock and Roll Years explores this popular Bronx group's rise to stardom with such hits at "I Wonder Why" and "Teenager in Love." After... More > separating as a group, Dion scored big with "Runaround Sue," "The Wanderer" and "Abraham, Martin and John." The Belmonts hit big with "Come On Little Angel" and "Tell Me Why." The book includes a chronological biography and partial discographies of their works, individually and collectively. Relive our musical past with one of America's most beloved doo-wop vocal groups - Dion and the Belmonts.< Less
Dion and the Belmonts: Early Doo-wop and Rock and Roll Years By Robert Reynolds
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Dion and the Belmonts: Early Doo-Wop and Rock and Rolls Years looks at this stellar vocal group as a single entity and as individual artists. The group consisted of four Bronx friends and school... More > mates who went on to become doo-wop legends with memorable hits "Teenager in Love," "Where or When," and "I Wonder Why." Differences in music preferences caused them to break up and go separate ways. Dion would score several top ten hits like "Runaround Sue," "The Wanderer," "Ruby Baby," and "Abraham, Martin and John." The Belmonts would hit the charts with "Come On Little Angel," "Don't Get Around Much Anymore," and "Tell Me Why." They would reunite at various times during their careers to record another album and to perform a memorable concert in their hometown of New York City. Dion and the Belmonts would be inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame and Dion, individually, into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This entertaining essay looks at their early years together and separately.< Less
Vanilla Doo-Wop By Robert Reynolds
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Vanilla Doo-Wop shares accounts of various white vocal groups originating along the Atlantic Coast during the late fifties and early sixties. Many of these artists became endearing music legends,... More > recording many lasting tunes. Others achieved notoriety as a one-hit wonder with a single tune. In Vanilla Doo-Wop, read how a melody composed for one promising group was unceremoniously given to another and became a Top Five hit. See how a popular group turned down a song that would be recorded by their former lead singer and become one of the top rock and roll songs of all time. Learn of the vocalist whose hit record came out while he served military duty. He later joined one of America's most successful rock groups to sing lead on their biggest hit ever. Stroll down Memory Lane as we recall many of the era's great songs, by some of the finest doo-wop artists. These intriguing stories are all here, plus many more in Vanilla Doo-wop.< Less
Vanilla Doo-wop By Robert Reynolds
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VANILLA DOO-WOP shares accounts of white vocal groups originating along the Atlantic Coast, during the fifties and sixties. Many of these artists became music legends, recording endearing hits.... More > Others achieved notoriety as one-hit wonders with but a single tune as their legacy. In Vanilla Doo-Wop, read how a melody written for one promising group was unceremoniously given to another and became a Top Five hit. See how a popular group declined a song that would be recorded by their former lead singer and become one of the top R&R songs of all time. Learn of the vocalist whose hit record came out while he served military duty. He later joined one of America's most successful rock groups to sing lead on their biggest hit ever. Stroll down Memory Lane as we recall many of the era's great songs--"Little Star," "Hushabye," "Baby Blue"--sung by some of the finestdoo-wop artists. These intriguing stories are all here, plus many more in VANILLA DOO-WOP.< Less
Along the Quay By Robert Reynolds
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ALONG THE QUAY presents five unique stories (fiction) that take place during the Vietnam War. A host of colorful characters, military and civilian, bring these stories to life along Da Nang's gritty... More > waterfront. In these unforgettable tales you'll find love and heartbreak, poignancy and pathos, humor and hope. Ride along with Navy SPs as they encounter perilous wartime situations. Stroll the city's grimy streets with U.S. civilians and visit off limits establishments where military personnel are prohibited. Enter innocent villages where tragedy has unexpectedly come. Visit quaint cafes and shops where money illegally passes hands. Watch life on the wide, busy river slip by. Experience sweltering Southeast Asian streets. Reynolds served 27 months in Da Nang, receiving the Navy Achievement Medal. He returned there to work as a civilian, which led to a career in retail loss prevention. He has written several books. He holds a Bachelor's Degree from Cameron University.< Less
Along the Quay By Robert Reynolds
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ALONG THE QUAY presents five unique stories (fiction) that take place during the Vietnam War. A host of colorful characters, military and civilian, bring these stories to life along Da Nang's gritty... More > waterfront. In these unforgettable tales you'll find love and heartbreak, poignancy and pathos, humor and hope. Ride along with Navy SPs as they encounter perilous wartime situations. Stroll the city's grimy streets with U.S. civilians and visit off limits establishments where military personnel are prohibited. Enter innocent villages where tragedy has unexpectedly come. Visit quaint cafes and shops where money illegally passes hands. Watch life on the wide, busy river slip by. Experience sweltering Southeast Asian streets. Reynolds served 27 months in Da Nang, receiving the Navy Achievement Medal. He returned there to work as a civilian, which led to a career in retail loss prevention. He has written several books. He holds a Bachelor's Degree from Cameron University.< Less

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