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Copyright 1937.  Coauthor H. J. Rucker, Instructor in Agricultural Education, University of Illinois.  Everything a boy or girl needs to know to raise prize swine for fun and profit.
NorthWord Press, 1992.  North Carolinian John Rucker's autobiographical account of a fourteen-year journey, accompanied by his Springer Spaniel.
Random House, 1991.  Coauthor Christine J. Rucker, health educator.
G.P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1926.   His line of descent:  Peter[1]; Thomas[2]; Cornelius[3]; John[4]; Joseph[5]; Mary[6] Rucker Lamar; Joseph[7] Rucker Lamar. His boyhood home is in Augusta, GA.
Alfred A. Knopf, 1992.  Mr. Rucker was born in Kansas City, MO in 1947, and according to the authors' notes, was Entertainment Editor of the Colorado Daily as of 1986.  The ultimate book for baby boomers who want to relive the ephemeral joys of youth.
William Colby Rucker, M.S., M.D., Dr.P.H.
The Macmillan Co., 1926
Dr. Rucker was Asst. Surgeon General, United States Public Health Service.  His line of descent:  Peter [1]; John [2]; John [3]; John [4]; Ahmed [5]; Ahmed [6] Harris; Hamline [7] Presley; William [8] Colby Rucker.
Mike Rucker, a Rucker Family Society member, has a series of Terry the Tractor books.  You can visit Terry on the web and see all the titles.
Black Herman was the stage name of an Amherst County, Va man, Benjamin Rucker. Pictured is the Fifteenth (Deluxe ) Edition, Empire Publishing Company, 1938.  It includes fanciful accounts of his early life and travels, instructions for perfoming his magic tricks, a primer on the interpretation of dreams, and the secrets of astrology.