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Bent By Damian Gerlach
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Petty theft and blatant drug use saturate the tale of three teens hell-bent on a life of reckless abandon in Louisville, KY. Bent tells the story of how strength in brotherhood and youthful... More > indiscretion can be the ultimate distraction from one's true reality. Written by Damian Gerlach, this memoir chronicles his age of experimentation, his struggle between reasoning and thought, and his rite of passage thru the drug culture of this time. Hilarious episodes of adolescent flashbacks told through the lingo of his urban youth make this novel essential reading for those that have lived thru similar circumstances, and more so for those that have never experienced a culture such as this. If you’ve never challenged authority, never questioned whether there was an obtuse angle to your living, or wanted to go against the grain, then you have never truly lived as one does when they’re living Bent.< Less
Bent By Damian Gerlach
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Petty theft and blatant drug use saturate the tale of three teens hell-bent on a life of reckless abandon in Louisville, KY. Bent tells the story of how strength in brotherhood and youthful... More > indiscretion can be the ultimate distraction from one's true reality. Written by Damian Gerlach, this memoir chronicles his age of experimentation, his struggle between reasoning and thought, and his rite of passage thru the drug culture of this time. Hilarious episodes of adolescent flashbacks told through the lingo of his urban youth make this novel essential reading for those that have lived thru similar circumstances, and more so for those that have never experienced a culture such as this. If you’ve never challenged authority, never questioned whether there was an obtuse angle to your living, or wanted to go against the grain, then you have never truly lived as one does when they’re living Bent.< Less
Strap In, Hang On By TL Chester
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American author TL Chester has intrigued the literary world by writing her first published poetry book. Ms. Chester utilized the most precious and personal times of her life to write this book while... More > dealing with family tragedy, personal losses and gains throughout attaining her goals. Writing her 118-page book containing both photos by the author and photos of the author lend a glimpse into the world seen by a natural poet. "I'm looking forward to more from this writer, as she develops." -Rob, Editor ReviewerMag.com.< Less
Strap In, Hang On By TL Chester
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American author TL Chester has intrigued the literary world by writing her first published poetry book. Ms. Chester utilized the most precious and personal times of her life to write this book while... More > dealing with family tragedy, personal losses and gains throughout attaining her goals. Writing her 118-page book containing both photos by the author and photos of the author lend a glimpse into the world seen by a natural poet. "I'm looking forward to more from this writer, as she develops." -Rob, Editor ReviewerMag.com.< Less
The Autobiography of a Clown By Isaac Frederick Marcosson
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Isaac Frederick Marcosson (1877-1961) was an American editor,... More > born at Louisville, Kentucky, and educated in the schools of Louisville.In 1903, he became associate editor of The World's Work, and in 1907, he became a member of and financial editor of The Saturday Evening Post. From 1910 to 1913, he was editor of Munsey's Magazine. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Frederick_Marcosson< Less
My Memories of the YMCA and Camp Piomingo 1935-1944 By Donald Retzlaff
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This book relates my experiences with the Louisville, Kentucky, YMCA Camp Piomingo and the fine people that greatly influenced my life. This covers mostly the period from 1935 through 1946. I... More > experienced the many monumental things that occurred at the YMCA including the 1936 Louisville Flood that inundated the downtown "Y", the building of Camp Piomingo, life at Camp Piomingo and working for the USO at the Louisville "Y" at the start of World War II. I feel fortunate to have been a camper in the first camping session when Camp Piomingo was first opened in 1938. I went to Camp Piomingo for three months each summer from 1938 through 1943. Over that time I was a Camper, Junior Councilor and Senior Councilor. I spent many weekends at Camp Piomingo each winter helping to do the many maintenance projects that had to be done. I have dedicated this book to the fine Leaders of the YMCA during these events.< Less
Pictures of Highway Shields: Kentucky! By Carl Rogers
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Providing a look at Kentucky's rural and urban highways, its highway-signage standards and surrounding scenery. A comprehensive index outlines where and which highways you should take to reach your... More > destination. Includes views of Louisville and the Ohio Valley.< Less
The Long Black Train By Kelly Sutherland
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Elliot Cook, a reporter for the Louisville Times, gets his assignment of a lifetime. Not only does he have to interview a mental patients, but he has to fight his own demons as well. Will Elliot... More > finish his story? Or will he end up riding on The Long Black Train?< Less
The Railroads of Kentucky During the 1940s & 1950s By Charles H. Bogart
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Kentucky claims to be the birthplace of railroading west of the Appalachian Mountains. In 1832, the Lexington & Ohio Railroad (L&O) began to build track from Lexington to Louisville.... More > Unfortunately the L&O got no further than Frankfort on the Kentucky River when it ran out of money. Railroad construction in Kentucky would stagnate until the 1850s when four companies started to build track, three were north-south and one east-west. An amalgamation of railroads using the name Kentucky Central would push south from Covington opposite Cincinnati OH, toward Chattanooga TN, but stalled at Nicholasville due to the Civil War. The Louisville & Nashville Railroad (L&N) would build southward from Louisville for Nashville TN, and Memphis TN, reaching both cities as the Civil War started. The Mobile & Ohio Railroad (M&O) during the same period completed a railroad from Mobile AL, to Columbus KY, on the Mississippi River. The east-west track reached from Louisville eastward to a junction at Frankfort KY.< Less
Yellow Sparks Over The Bluegrass - Volume Two By Charles H. Bogart
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Volume two concludes the account of the first and last horsecar, trolley, streetcar, and interurban lines within Kentucky. The Commonwealth's first horsecar line opened in 1844 in Louisville... More > (Jefferson Co.), and the last horsecar line closed in 1919 in Barbourville (Knox Co).(#2) The first electric powered trolley line opened in 1882 in Middlesborough (Bell Co.), and the last closed in 1950 in Covington (Kenton Co.). The first electric overhead wire powered streetcar line opened in 1890 in Paducah (McCracken Co.)(#3), and the last closed in Ft. Mitchell (Kenton Co.) in 1950. The first interurban line in Kentucky started running from Louisville (Jefferson Co.) in 1901, and the last interurban operation within Kentucky ended here in 1939. Trolley bus service started in 1936 in Louisville (Jefferson Co.) and ended in 1958 in Covington (Kenton Co.). Electric powered cars pulling trailers were first used in 1882 in Middlesborough (Bell Co.), and the last was used in 1948 in Louisville (Jefferson Co.).< Less

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