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Tennessee Yankee By Herb Hughes
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As the country crept closer to civil war, Aaron Richardson found himself more and more at odds with his world. He was a slave owner’s son, born to privilege at Calla, a beautiful plantation... More > nestled into the rolling hills of Tennessee, but he rejected both slavery and privilege. He fell madly in love only to have that love denied by both fathers. He tried to defy them, but war got in the way. As hostilities became inevitable, Aaron wrestled with fighting his conscience versus fighting for his land and his home. When the country split itself apart, Aaron’s inner struggle, like the war itself, became a conflict wrought with peril.< Less
Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors: Tales of 1812 By James Barnes
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In presenting this volume of "Tales of 1812" it is not the intention of the author to give detailed accounts of actions at sea or to present biographical sketches of well-known heroes; he... More > wishes but to tell something of the ships that fought the battles, whose names are inseparably connected with a glorious past, and to relate incidents connected with the Yankee sailors who composed their crews—"A Yankee Ship and a Yankee Crew"—thus runs the old song. It stirs one's blood to read of these. Surely, it will not arouse a hatred for by-gone enemies, to hark back to them.< Less
Postal History of the 26th Yankee Division in WW1 By Shawn Pease
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This book is the full color rendition of a postal history exhibit of envelopes, covers, and postcards from members of the 26th Yankee Division during their service in the Great War. This book covers... More > the division from their initial encampments in the New England region through their service in France and back to the United States after the Armistice. Each envelope is described as to it's postal history attributes and includes a description of the location or historic importance of the cover. It's a great book for military historians interested in real artifacts from WW1 and the rich history of the New Englanders who served in the Great War. Tables at the end of the book provide reference to the individual units of the 26th and their participation in some of the major engagements in the war. Also included is a reference table of the postmarks and dates covered in the book.< Less
The Ultimate Season : The Yankees, the Red Sox and the Drama of 1978 By Sal Maiorana
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It had already been one of the most remarkable years in baseball history, but the moment Bucky Dent's seemingly harmless fly ball cleared the Green Monster at Fenway Park on the afternoon of October... More > 2, the 1978 season became, what some people still consider today, the most dramatic in the sport's glorious lineage. In The Ultimate Season, Sal Maiorana takes you on an exciting day-by-day journey through the 1978 season, and he has created three fictional characters who tell the story in 21st-century blog style fashion. Zack Lassiter is a 43-year-old New York City-born sports writer; Maria Martinez is a 19-year-old native of the Bronx, a Yankees fan as well as a Yankee Stadium vendor; and Jimmy O'Reilly is a ruddy-faced, beer-bellied, 58-year-old bartender in the heart of South Boston. Through their eyes, readers will be transported back to '78, and thrust into the middle of the drama and excitement of a baseball season that captivated a nation at a time when baseball was still our national pastime.< Less
Soul of a Yankee: The Iron Horse, the Babe and the Battle for Joe Pepitone By William A. Pepitone, Joseph V. Pepitone
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Joe Pepitone had it all. God given ability, leading man charisma, and an ego the size of Brooklyn. Yet throughout the course of his lifetime he threw away a potential Hall of Fame career, two... More > marriages, and countless opportunities. Then one night, rock bottom hit him like a one hundred mile an hour fastball....the wrong place, the wrong car, and perhaps the last wrong turn of his life. Alone in a cold prison cell, the roar of Yankee Stadium a distant memory, Joe is visited by an apparition...a vision of a man who claims to know the path to redemption. They will embark on a wild ride through the peaks and valleys of Joe's life, in a last ditch attempt to right the wrongs. Along the way they will encounter the most serious threat to Joe's eternal existence...the greatest icon in the history of the game. A rivalry dating back sixty years has come full circle, and now each man has something to lose...in the battle for Joe Pepitone's soul.< Less
Soul of a Yankee: The Iron Horse, the Babe and the Battle for Joe Pepitone By William A. Pepitone, Joseph V. Pepitone
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Joe Pepitone had it all. God given ability, leading man charisma, and an ego the size of Brooklyn. Yet throughout the course of his lifetime he threw away a potential Hall of Fame career, two... More > marriages, and countless opportunities. Then one night, rock bottom hit him like a one hundred mile an hour fastball....the wrong place, the wrong car, and perhaps the last wrong turn of his life. Alone in a cold prison cell, the roar of Yankee Stadium a distant memory, Joe is visited by an apparition...a vision of a man who claims to know the path to redemption. They will embark on a wild ride through the peaks and valleys of Joe's life, in a last ditch attempt to right the wrongs. Along the way they will encounter the most serious threat to Joe's eternal existence...the greatest icon in the history of the game. A rivalry dating back sixty years has come full circle, and now each man has something to lose...in the battle for Joe Pepitone's soul.< Less
Edge Detection, Smoothing & Neg - Yankee Bush Software LLC By CHRISTIANE LEWIS
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You’ll probably never forget your first interviewing experience; I know I’ll forever remember mine. The patient, a young woman hospitalized with a thought disorder that turned out to be... More > early schizophrenia, spoke vaguely and often wandered off the topic. She’d occasionally make sexual references that I, a young student in a more innocent era, had never before encountered. I wasn’t sure what to talk about, and I spent more time planning what to ask next than I did considering what the previous answer meant. Despite it all, this patient seemed to like me, which was a good thing; I needed three more trips to the ward that weekend just to get the entire history.< Less
Culture Clash: Yankee Brahmin Republicans and Irish Democrats in Massachusetts, 1940-1960 By Timothy Dodd
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This work uses a cultural context to explore the unique political world of Massachusetts during the middle of the 20th century.
Culture Clash: Yankee Brahmin Republicans and Irish Democrats in Massachusetts, 1940-1960 By Timothy Dodd
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This work uses a cultural context to explore the unique political world of Massachusetts during the middle of the 20th century.
A Brief History of the National Football League By Doug Verona
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A brief history of the National Football League from 1920 to 2000.