Joe Farrell and Joe Farley explore the cemeteries of Pennsylvania in search of interesting graves and stories about the interred. Mafia boss Phil "Chicken Man" Testa and Mr. Rogers in the same book? Only in Keystone Tombstones, Volume Two!
Gene Duffy, aka Josef Rothstein, chronicles his ten-year sentence as a waiter/aspiring actor in a Jewish deli, where he encountered everything from hit men to celebrities to little old ladies complaining about the chotskies in their sandwiches.
Coal Cracker's Son focuses upon a series of episodes in the life of a Polish family living in Nanticoke during the Great Depression. Although certain scenarios in the novel are fictitious, the story is biographical.
Founded in 1769, Wilkes-Barre has been a city of changes: environmental, industrial, social. Historian Elena Castrignano chronicles the transformation in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Part of the 'Images of America' series from Arcadia. A great gift!