July 16 , 2018
When Joe Farrell and Joe Farley researched Pennsylvania graves, an old movie inspired them to shed light on the graves of famous people in New York.
The Joes ventured to the Big Apple and its boroughs to visit the graves of the rich, famous, and infamous.
This first volume of the Gotham Graves series focuses on those persons famous in and around New York City who were fascinating figures in their times, such as:
- Louis Armstrong
- Anne Bancroft
- Nellie Bly
- Jim Farley
- ...& more!
This second volume of the Gotham Graves series focuses on those persons interred in and around New York City who were interesting figures in their times, such as:
- "Gentleman Jim" Corbett
- Andrew Carnegie
- Irving Berlin
- Lou Gehrig
- ...& more!
Farrell and Farley have combed New York City to bring you the most entertaining biographies about interesting people buried in New York.
"I might sound a bit strange, but have always found a sort of peace walking through graveyards and reading the headstones of all who have gone before me. I try to read as many books as I can find on graveyards and cemeteries, and people’s final resting places, so this book was of special interest. Not to play favorites, but the one who got my attention in this book was Dorothy Kilgallen. I’ve always been interested in her life, and also supposedly controversial death. Thank you to Netgalley and Sunbury Press, Inc for an ARC of this book."
~ Julie, Amazon costumer
About the author:
In 1975, Joe Farrell hired Mr. Farley to work in the Governor’s Action Center. Nine years later Farrell would repeat his mistake by hiring Mr. Farley to work for him at the Public Utility Commission. On May 21, 2010, after 35 years of state service he retired. Mr. Farley has not returned to work because he has been unable to find a cushy high paying position like Joe Farrell’s. In addition, Mr. Farrell has apparently learned from his past mistakes as he has not attempted to hire Mr. Farley a third time. As a result, Mr. Farley has concentrated his efforts at co-authoring his books Keystone Tombstones.
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