With an executive order from President Franklin Roosevelt in 1941, the United States Marine Corps - the last all-white branch of the U.S. military - was forced to begin recruiting and enlisting African Americans. The first black recruits received basic training at the segregated Camp Montford Point, adjacent to Camp Lejeune, near Jacksonville, North Carolina.
Loose Balls is, after all these years, the definitive and most widely respected history of the ABA. It's a wild ride through some of the wackiest, funniest, strangest times ever to hit pro sports -- told entirely through the (often incredible) words of those who played, wrote and connived their way through the league's nine seasons.
"Memories for the middle aged male"
Impetuous Lady Martha and her sister, Lady Julia, are shy country girls, come to London to be presented to Society by their Aunt Maybelle, the Duchess - and, if the Duchess has her way, to marry well. However, the plain-spoken sisters are ill-prepared to cope with the circumspectly courteous demands of city life and High Society. Will Lady Martha survive her encounter with Lord Peter Thornham with her reputation intact, or will his rakish reputation soil another family's good name?
A mother huddles fearfully in her living room with her sleeping son. All she wants is to be left alone with Kyle, but the DEA agents are at the door to protect him...from her.
A man is running, running through the woods, avoiding cities, avoiding his fellow man, running, running. He's running from the authorities, from his crimes, from an entire world. And most of all, he is running from himself and the logically frightening and humane punishment that waits for him if he stops.