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The Truth About Aimee Semple McPherson  A Symposium, Adamic, Louis, et. al.
1 Adamic, Louis, et. al. The Truth About Aimee Semple McPherson A Symposium
Girard, KS Haldeman-Julius Company 1926 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Paperback booklet has tan cover black print. Former owners name in front. Cover shows soiling, contents clean. Paper yellowing due to age. Published articles by author and Edward Campbell, Mike Schindler, and Robert Mason exposing Aimee as a fraud. " Aimee Semple McPherson (October 9, 1890 – September 27, 1944), also known as Sister Aimee, was a Canadian-American Los Angeles–based evangelist and media celebrity in the 1920s and 1930s. She founded the Foursquare Church. McPherson has been noted as a pioneer in the use of modern media, especially radio, and was the second woman to be granted a broadcast license. She used radio to draw on the growing appeal of popular entertainment in North America and incorporated other forms into her weekly sermons at Angelus Temple.In her time she was the most publicized Christian evangelist, surpassing Billy Sunday and her other predecessors. She conducted public faith-healing demonstrations before large crowds; testimonies conveyed tens of thousands of people healed. McPherson's articulation of the United States as a nation founded and sustained by divine inspiration continues to be echoed by many pastors in churches today. News coverage sensationalized misfortunes with family and church members; particularly inflaming accusations she had fabricated her reported kidnapping, turning it into a national spectacle McPherson's preaching style, extensive charity work and ecumenical contributions were a major influence in revitalization of American Evangelical Christianity in the 20th century."(Wikipedia) Rare work. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book.; Big blue book No. B-28; Photo; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages 
Price: 69.97 USD
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Wit and Humor of the Pennsylvania Germans  A Collection of Anecdotes, Stories, and Witticisms -- Some Old, Some New, Aurand, A. Monroe
2 Aurand, A. Monroe Wit and Humor of the Pennsylvania Germans A Collection of Anecdotes, Stories, and Witticisms -- Some Old, Some New
Harrisburg, PA Privately Printed by The Aurand Press 1946 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Brown booklet with black print. Some wear to cover edge. Now in archival sleeve. here is a wealth of material on all phases of farm, home, school, church, and sex life of the Pennsylvania Germans. This is one such collection of these popular stories, anecdotes and witticisms. Some of these stories are old enough to vote; others are more or less new, some having been developed from "material at hand" - based on actual happenings. This collection is published especially to provide entertainment not only for those who are up and around and have use of all their faculties, but also represents a "good will" intent toward the many who are shut-ins in private homes and hospitals. Here's to more good laughs! ; Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 32 pages 
Price: 4.97 USD
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South Beach Shakedown  The Diary of Gideon Pike (Author Signed), Bruns, Don
3 Bruns, Don South Beach Shakedown The Diary of Gideon Pike (Author Signed)
Oceanview Publishing 2006 1933515023 / 9781933515021 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Looks new. Signed by Author on Title Page. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. "A hearty welcome to musician-turned-novelist Don Bruns, whose South Beach Shakedown offers readers a high-energy romp through the uncomfortably parallel worlds of the pop music industry and the criminal underbelly of Miami. Entertainment journalist Mick Sever owes his career to pop star Gideon Pike. Pike allowed Sever into his inner circle back when Sever was a fledgling reporter, and that entrée put Sever on the map. Fame went to Sever’s head (not to mention his liver and his neural synapses) as he lived in the shadow of the pop idol; his excesses cost him his marriage, and very nearly his career as well. Now Gideon Pike is in a jam, and through a mutual acquaintance (Sever’s ex-wife, for whom Sever still carries an Olympic-size torch) he has summoned the writer to help bail him out. It will not be easy, though, for when Sever arrives in Miami, he finds that Gideon Pike has disappeared, and that Pike’s compadres are dropping like flies. A Korean mobster adds a bit of Asian! spice to the dish, and Sever’s ex, Ginny, supplies the sizzling heat. The banter, particularly between Sever and Ginny, is relaxed and believable, just what you’d expect from old lovers who are still friends. With the relentlessly action-packed South Beach Shakedown, Bruns has crafted what may be this season’s quintessential suspense read." Someone is about to make a killing in the music industry.

Why would songwriting legend Gideon Pike mysteriously disappear just when he is about to turn his 30-year career into a multi-million dollar profit?

Music columnist Mick Sever is back in Don Bruns’ third suspense masterpiece. This time he’s looking for answers and his missing friend in the gritty backrooms of South Beach’s biggest nightclubs, dodging suicide speedboats and running from sniper fire. What surfaces is how the major players in the music industry are not making the headlines, they’re just pulling the strings that create them. Hit it right, and the royalties – even someone else’s – can rake in millions for the rest of your life. The key is finding Gideon before Korean mobster Jimmy Shinn does. Jimmy is ready to cash in on the one secret that will bring Gideon to his knees and strip away what’s left of his career, his fortune, and his life. Whoever gets to Gideon first will either save him or pull the trigger. The deadly race is on. Tami Brady, TMC Reviews "Gideon Pike goes missing. Nobody knows if the man killed his gay lover and fled, if he’s hiding from the real killer, or if he’s skipped town on one of his occasional trips that usually happen when Pike owes someone money. "Even after I read this book, I still wasn’t sure whether I liked Gideon Pike or not. The guy seemed like such a sleaze at times, had so many secrets, and had layer upon layer of hidden lives that I wasn’t really sure if I ever got to see the real man behind all the smoke and mirrors. Moreover, when finally faced with the complex realities and dynamic personality of the man, I wasn’t sure how much of the made up situations and fantasies that Pike actually believed. "Despite this, or more likely because of these aspects, I couldn’t seem to put this book down. I was so eager to figure out if Pike was still alive, who had committed the murders, and the real truth behind all the deceptions that I had to keep turning the pages." Cathy Yanda for Readers Views "This is not the first time these characters meet in one of Don Bruns’ books. You may not have met them before, but it will not take you long to become well acquainted with them. In this adventure, Mick Sever, an entertainment writer, teams up with his ex-wife Ginny (did I mention he is still in love with her?) to solve the disappearance of Gideon Pike in South Miami Beach. While trying to locate the missing music icon, Gideon Pike, Ginny and Mick find themselves in more situations than you would find in a Jackie Chan movie. South Beach Shakedown is lean, fast paced and complex. There are murders, blackmail, dirty deeds, mobsters, near-death misses, speedboats, a cast of interesting people and plenty of scantily-clad women. If this book is not made into a movie, Bruce Willis will have certainly missed a great entertainment opportunity. "If you are looking for a book that will leave you with a great deal more knowledge than you already had, skip this one. However, if you are looking for a book that is absolutely a hoot to read and will leave you laughing and wanting more, you cannot miss with South Beach Shakedown. Once you finish, you will want to check out Don Bruns’ other books as well."; 1.2 x 9.3 x 6.1 Inches; 288 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 9.97 USD

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Luigi and the Lost Wish, Limited 1st Edition, Knights, Harry B.
4 Knights, Harry B. Luigi and the Lost Wish, Limited 1st Edition
Florida Zweig Knights Publishing 2000 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Calico World Entertainment Signed by Author
Inscribed "Remember.... Always Believe, Harry B. Knights, 4-7-2001". This is the limited 1st edition Registered Number: 9045. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. " A wish is lost and Luigi blames his friends. Once the wish is found, it is Luigi who discovers a most unselfish way to fulfill it. "Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Rare.; Signed By Author; Color Illustrations; ` pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.97 USD
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The Personal Testamony of Aimee Semple McPherson, McPherson, Aimee Semple
5 McPherson, Aimee Semple The Personal Testamony of Aimee Semple McPherson
Los Angeles, CA Foursquare Publications Inc. 1973 First Edition; Reprint Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Rare reprint booklet has photo of author on front. This booklet is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Aimee Semple McPherson (October 9, 1890 – September 27, 1944), also known as Sister Aimee or simply Sister, was a Canadian-American Pentecostal evangelist and media celebrity in the 1920s and 1930s.[1] She founded the Foursquare Church. McPherson has been noted as a pioneer in the use of modern media, as she used radio to draw on the growing appeal of popular entertainment in North America and incorporated other forms into her weekly sermons at Angelus Temple.[2]In her time she was the most publicized Christian evangelist, surpassing Billy Sunday and her other predecessors.[3][4] She conducted public faith healing demonstrations before large crowds; testimonies conveyed tens of thousands of people healed.[5][6] McPherson's articulation of the United States as a nation founded and sustained by divine inspiration continues to be echoed by many pastors in churches today.News coverage sensationalized her misfortunes with family and church members; particularly inflaming accusations she had fabricated her reported kidnapping, turning it into a national spectacle.[7] McPherson's preaching style, extensive charity work and ecumenical contributions were a major influence to Charismatic Christianity in the 20th century. (Wikipedia) Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book.; 24mo 5" - 6" tall 
Price: 39.97 USD
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6 No Author Listed Resting Place of Aimee Semple McPherson, forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Ca
No Publisher Listed ca 1945 First Impression Ephemera Very Good with no dust jacket 
Real photograph postcard of Aimee Semple McPherson's grave at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California. Possibly no publication date in item. imee Semple McPherson (Aimée, in the original French; October 9, 1890 – September 27, 1944), also known as Sister Aimee or simply Sister, was a Canadian-American Pentecostal evangelist and media celebrity in the 1920s and 1930s,[1] famous for founding the Foursquare Church. McPherson has been noted as a pioneer in the use of modern media, because she used radio to draw on the growing appeal of popular entertainment in North America and incorporated other forms into her weekly sermons at Angelus Temple, one of the first megachurches.[2] (Wikipedia) ; Postcard; Photo 1; 48mo 3½" - 4" tall 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Rules for wargaming, Taylor, Arthur
7 Taylor, Arthur Rules for wargaming
England Shire Publications 1971 0852631278 / 9780852631270 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover with red lettering. Scarce if not rare. This is a paperback book, probably never issued as hardback. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Contains: English Civil War, Marlborough's Wars, Napoleonic Warfare, American Civil War, Maehanised Warfare, 18th Century Warfare, etc. ; Discovering; Illustrated; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 67 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
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8 Tunstill, John Discovering wargames; An introduction to table top battles and miniature warfare
England Shire Publications 1969 0852630212 / 9780852630211 First Edition; Second Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover white and black lettering. Scarce book on wargaming. This is a paperback book, probably never issued as hardback. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition.; Discovering; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 64 pages 
Price: 18.97 USD
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