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of age story a 10 year old boy who lost his mother and had age story of a 10 year old boy who lost his mother and had live with grandparents he hadn t met before after his ather left him or reasons he couldn t understand At an awkward age Joey was just a child and a bundle of emotions at the same time Though it was a bit slow paced the plot was rich with characters and events that all had an effect on him I am on a roll right now with Carillo s books and after this third one it s good to know that he s got a lot of good stories to tell Simple
STORIES BUT HE WRITES THEM ALL but he writes them all They re all about Italian Americans but each one is different and holds its own Joey Ambrosio our narrator is the 10 year old son of Salvatore Ambrosio and Elizabeth McCullough Ambrosio It is 1961 and when his mother died on May 13th. Oy Mel and meets other residents of the boisterous Italian American community in Brooklyn Nancy Pear.
Charles Carillo µ 1 READI Still Life with Chickens: Starting Over in a House by the Sea found theirst ew chapters of
The Book Be Abook to be a dry and despite the rather traumatic course of events The book only begins to hit emotional pay dirt when the main character arrives on Shepherd Avenue although even this turn of events alls a bit lat in my experience of the narrative Soon however the characters relationships and dynamics of the neighborhood are leshed out and I ound the book
hard to put down I originally wanted to read this book because I am ascinated with stories about people that liveto put down I originally wanted to read this book because I am ascinated with stories about people that live New York I probably haven t read a novel uite like this and I really enjoyed Charles Carillo s writing The characters personalities in Shepherd Avenue have so much depth or a relatively short read I was easily believing this book had to be semi biographical All. When his mother dies and his grief stricken Syncopated: An Anthology of Nonfiction Picto-Essays father abandons him 10 year old Joey is sent to hisath. My Googling seem to turn up that they were all completely ictional The residents of Shepherd Avenue are just so interesting uirky and at points hilarious with a balance of
tears and genuine I enjoyed this story so much that I was lost or hoursand genuine heartache
enjoyed this story so much that I was lost or hours a time something I very rarely allowthis story so much that I was lost or hours a time something I very rarely allow to do I can t wait to now read Return to Shepherd Avenue and Charles Carillo s other novels A great read Wow what a great book One of my avorite type of reads I am a sucker or coming of age books and this one did not disappoint Brought me back to my youth I would recommend this book to anyone who likes reading about the 60 s I wish it didn t end A 5 star Mexican Hooker for sure Thanks Net Galleyor the read Charlie Carillo s The League for the Suppression of Celery first novelnot bador starters but I m not raving as I did with his other Er's parents Connie and Angelo where he becomes riends with his baseball playing Uncle Vic and tomb.