Call Me Brooklyn

Author: Eduardo Lago
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 1564789349
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Call Me Brooklyn from the Author: Eduardo Lago. Through an ingenious structure that jumps from narrator to narrator and spans decades, Call Me Brooklyn follows the life of Gal Ackerman, a Spanish orphan adopted during the Spanish Civil War and raised in Brooklyn, NY. Moving from the secret tunnels that shelter the forgotten residents of Manhattan to the studio where Mark Rothko put an end to his life, from the jazz clubs frequented by Thomas Pynchon to the bar in Madrid where we learn the truth about Ackerman's past, Call Me Brooklyn draws upon a rich tradition that includes Nabokov's Pale Fire, Bellow's Humbolt's Gift, and the novels of Felipe AlfauÑa hymn to mystery and to the power of fiction.

Alana S Mate

Author: Marlene Thomas
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0557561671
Size: 31.97 MB
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Alana S Mate from the Author: Marlene Thomas.

Just Call Me Stupid

Author: Tom Birdseye
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497645921
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Just Call Me Stupid from the Author: Tom Birdseye. Fifth-grader Patrick can’t read, but when the new girl next door encourages him to overcome his fears and try, he starts believing he isn’t so stupid after all Patrick Lowe has always loved imagining his own fantastic stories of brave knights and dragons. Unfortunately, every time he tries to read, his father’s voice pops up in his head telling him he’s stupid, and the words on the page suddenly become too blurry to see. By his fifth grade year, Patrick has stopped trying to read altogether. He doesn’t think he needs any friends, but his new next-door neighbor Celina just won’t leave him alone. As Patrick and Celina slowly become friends, Celina starts reading The Sword and the Stone to him every afternoon. Patrick is entranced by this mythical world of white knights and vicious beasts, magic and adventure, but no matter how hard he tries, he himself still cannot read. But when Celina betrays his trust, Patrick finds himself betting to the class bully that he can read a story to the entire school. Patrick is determined to show everyone that he’s no dummy, but can he get past his own fears and finally learn to read?

Call Me Daddy

Author: Benjamin P. Feldman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780615274119
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Call Me Daddy from the Author: Benjamin P. Feldman. After taking his first wife, Adele Lowen, on a magic carpet ride from a middle-class existence on the Upper West Side to a life of opulence, Browning was duly repaid by being cuckolded multiple times by the svelte and gorgeous Adele. The devastated property mogul divorced her, but retained custody of Dorothy "Sunshine" Browning, one of their two adopted daughters. His antics in seeking a young teenage "playmate" for nine-year old Dorothy in 1925 through the classified ad columns of The Herald Tribune attracted the attention of the Queens County D.A. and attracted mobs of reporters and cameramen to his West 72nd Street offices where he personally interviewed many of the 12,000 applicants for the position, finally selecting a Czech girl who lied to him about her age and family circumstances.With the adoption annulled after one week, Browning, who preferred the nickname "Daddy" turned to other pursuits, sponsoring high-school sorority dances in New York with one condition: that he be invited to attend. 15-year old Frances "Peaches" Heenan, a sometime Textile High School student, met Browning at a Phi Lambda Tau social at the McAlpin Hotel. The two began a rapid-fire courtship with Peaches' parents knowledge and consent, and reporters dogging their every move.Chauffeured to school in Browning's peacock-blue Rolls Royce and showered with expensive gifts, the zaftig girl soon acquiesced to Browning's proposal, and the couple was married in Putnam County, NY in April 1926, in part to avoid intense scrutiny from New York City child protection authorities. The marriage lasted only a few months, though, and after Peaches and her mother (who lived with Browning in a series of posh hotels) walked out in October of that year with 20 trunks of finery, Browning sued for an order of separation. Years of litigation followed with Peaches suing unsuccessfully for divorce and alimony, based upon allegations of sexual barbarity. Browning remained one of the premier laughingstocks of New York and across America until his death in 1934.Call Me Daddy is author Benjamin Feldman's second book, and follows the successful publication of Butchery on Bond Street in the summer of 2007. Feldman's first book was brought out by New York Wanderer Press in association with The Green-Wood Historic Fund to a chorus of favorable reviews and extensive coverage in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Forward, The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, many other newspapers, and on radio in the US and Canada.

Brooklyn Heights

Author: Trevon Carter
Publisher: PEAR Stories
ISBN: 1386125733
Size: 47.94 MB
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Brooklyn Heights from the Author: Trevon Carter. Brooke is deep undercover and she's been promoted to manage a more prestigious gang territory, Brooklyn Heights. She hasn't heard from her own squadron in a while, and she's got quite a lot to tell them. Her instincts tell her that something is wrong but she knows she has to ignore them if she wants to survive. Lamar and Marcus aren't like the usual run of the mill gangsters she's used to. As she becomes more engrossed in their lives, she begins to wonder if they're getting outside help. They've split their empire into multiple gangs, with no true center that she can pinpoint. In addition, they've built several businesses of their own to launder their money. Brooke can't help but think that there's another higher power at work with the isolation they've created. Unbeknownst to her, Captain Bolt and the team supporting her are also finding strange activity within the police ranks in Brooklyn. Does Brooke manage to use her newfound position at Brooklyn Heights to uncover more of Lamar and Marcus' thuggish empire, or is she headed for a trap created by the very police she works for?

Still A Mistress Part 2 Of Millionaire Mistress

Author: Tiphani Montgomery
Publisher: Life Changing Books
ISBN: 1625173156
Size: 21.89 MB
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Still A Mistress Part 2 Of Millionaire Mistress from the Author: Tiphani Montgomery. Lured by money and men, Still a Mistress ( Part 2 of the Millionaire Mistress Series) explores the gritty world of good girls gone bad. A year after the tragic death of her family, Oshyn is still trying to piece together what's left of her life. While struggling to return to a drama free world, she is optimistic about her future. Little does she know that her cousin, Chloe, has reappeared to finish what she started, a vindictive cycle of mayhem. When Chloe finds herself in water that's too deep, a face from her past comes back to haunt her. Get ready to enter a heart-pounding world of sex and danger. Still a Mistress is sexually charged, and tests the boundaries of revenge when family vow to fight until death.

The Butch Greaser Punk From Brooklyn New York

Author: Erica Crooks
Publisher: Erica Crooks / officialericcrooks.com
ISBN:
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The Butch Greaser Punk From Brooklyn New York from the Author: Erica Crooks. From the author who brought you Erica's Lesbian Love Stories Vol. 1 comes a tale about a free spirited, free thinking Butch Lesbian who is down on her luck on the streets of New York. Not only does her ex-band members not appreciate the same classic rock genres that she loves dear but they pick on her on a very tender subject. She finds Transgender MTF Lesbian Femme women attractive.

Billboard

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Billboard from the Author: . In its 114th year, Billboard remains the world's premier weekly music publication and a diverse digital, events, brand, content and data licensing platform. Billboard publishes the most trusted charts and offers unrivaled reporting about the latest music, video, gaming, media, digital and mobile entertainment issues and trends.

Autumn In Brooklyn

Author: Richard Grayson
Publisher: Richard Grayson
ISBN: 0578032082
Size: 58.35 MB
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Autumn In Brooklyn from the Author: Richard Grayson. The author of WITH HITLER IN NEW YORK, LINCOLN'S DOCTOR'S DOG, I SURVIVED CARACAS TRAFFIC and other short story collections has kept a daily diary for forty years, since he was 18 in the summer of 1969. Here are entries from his diary for the autumn of 1978, when he was 27, living in Brooklyn with his family, writing short stories and about to have his first book published by a New York publisher.

The Brooklyn Diaries 1969 1981

Author: Richard Grayson
Publisher: Richard Grayson
ISBN: 0557591848
Size: 38.62 MB
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The Brooklyn Diaries 1969 1981 from the Author: Richard Grayson. A compilation of all six books of Richard Grayson's diary entries: SUMMER IN BROOKLYN (1969-1975), AUTUMN IN BROOKLYN (1978), WINTER IN BROOKLYN (1971-72),SPRING IN BROOKLYN (1975), MORE SUMMER IN BROOKLYN (1976-79) and A YEAR IN ROCKAWAY (1980).