YOUNTAKAH COUNTRY A Poetic View of Nutley, Old and New
Local writer takes some history, some folk lore and some current news and mixes them together in this humorous and thoughtful collection of verse about the little town in north eastern Essex County. On these pages, Anthony Buccino brings together the Lenni Lenape, Annie Oakley and pizza wars.
American Boy: Pushing Sixty
About life and growing up in New Jersey in the 1950s,1960s, and 1970s, and growing older in the 1980s, 1990s and the oughts.
From the center of the Baby Boom, this working class verse begins under a wooden class room desk as an air raid siren sounds, and captures the summer spell and its simplicity in drinking water from a garden hose.
Retrieving Labrador Days: Dog tales in prose and verse
"I read your book through and through twice. Absolutely enjoyed it. Your words flow so freely."
Stories about each of his three Labrador retrievers and some of the other dogs and people whose lives they touched.
Shaggy dogs, mutts, mongrels, three Labrador retrievers and a pet rabbit inspire the stories and poems in this collection. Pets of one kind or another have shared the past six decades of the author's life, and here are some stories that will make you laugh out loud and others that remind you of the escapades and exasperations you've been through with your pets.
Contains the Pushcart Prize-nominated poem At The Vet.
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