Back in the Day

Overview

This is a collection of Marino Amoruso's weekly newspaper columns Back in the Day, which are read by thousands of people each week. Amoruso has the unique ability to put into words what all of us feel but sometimes have trouble expressing. In these pages are some of the most moving, poignant, emotional, humorous and thought-provoking stories you will ever read. Some will make you laugh out loud, others will bring a tear to your eye, and all are true reflections of a baby boomer. Many readers have compared this ...
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Overview

This is a collection of Marino Amoruso's weekly newspaper columns Back in the Day, which are read by thousands of people each week. Amoruso has the unique ability to put into words what all of us feel but sometimes have trouble expressing. In these pages are some of the most moving, poignant, emotional, humorous and thought-provoking stories you will ever read. Some will make you laugh out loud, others will bring a tear to your eye, and all are true reflections of a baby boomer. Many readers have compared this book to the writings of Jean Shepherd, and others liken the stories to those of best-selling author Bill Bryson. You can read BACK IN THE DAY: Reflections of a Baby Boomer cover to cover or just pick it up and turn to any story in the book. Either way, you'll thoroughly enjoy it.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780983693123
  • Publisher: MyMar Entertainment Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/4/2011
  • Pages: 408
  • Sales rank: 1,024,420
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.84 (d)

Meet the Author

Marino Amoruso is an award-winning writer, director, producer and author. He has written, directed and edited over 50 films for networks such as PBS, The History Channel, Fox Sports Network, ESPN, The Arts and Entertainment Network, Madison Square Garden Network, Metro Sports, Lifetime, USA Network, Documentary Channel and many others. He has been nominated for four Emmy Awards, won the prestigious Western Heritage Award and has won awards at the New York Film Festival. He has written nine books - Gil Hodges: The Quiet Man; Our Contributions: The Italians in America; Back in the Day: Reflections of a Baby Boomer; Being Italian: A Memoir; The Italians: A Musical History and the novels Across 7th Street; The Sixth Family, Monroe City Blues and The Last Outlaw.
His most recent film, the docudrama Jackie Robinson: My Story, won the Best Picture Award at both the Long Island International Film Expo and the Garden State Film Festival. He recently received the Distinguished Achievement Award from the Sons of Italy in America for his contributions in preserving Italian-American culture, history and heritage in his books and films. He has three children and a granddaughter and lives in Bohemia, New York.
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