The old Pocket Ben had been handed down for years. It was believed that the owner of this watch was protected from death so long as he or she owned it and it was ticking. This was never proved unequivocally. However, the President of the United States declared it to be a National Treasure and had to be confiscated from its owner, Effie McFadden. Effie objected. This story tells what happened.
|Publisher:||Mario V. Farina|
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About the Author
Mario V Farina has worked all his life, from age 18 to 90. He worked for the American Locomotive Company, served in the U. S. Army during WWII, was employed at General Electric. He taught computers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. After leaving his position with RPI, he became employed with the State Labor Department of New York. He’s a car buff, a pun creator, and a computer enthusiast. He wrote textbooks for the programming languages COBOL and FORTRAN and wrote a book of puns and short stories called, “A Little Light Reading,” as well as over 20 other books. Several of his books were translated into other languages. This is his first foray into the world of digital publishing, with the help of his computer tutor (email@example.com).
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