Saturday, January 14, 2012

VBT# The Priest and Peaches - Larry Peterson


Today's VBT# is The Priest and Peaches by Larry Peterson and is part of a new Touring Group called Tribute Books.
Synopsis : The Priest and the Peaches - Larry Peterson - 2012
Historical fiction novel set in the Bronx in the mid-1960s
Take a seven day journey with the five, newly orphaned Peach kids, as they begin their struggle to remain a family while planning their dad's funeral.
They find an ally in the local parish priest, Father Tim Sullivan, who tries his best to guide them through the strange, unchartered and turbulent waters of "grown-up world." A story that is sad, funny, and inspiring as it shows how the power of family love and faith can overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles.
About Larry Peterson :
Larry Peterson was born and raised in the Bronx, New York. A former Metal Lather/Reinforcing Iron-worker, he left that business after coming down with MS. He, his wife and three kids moved to Florida 30 years ago. Larry began doing freelance newspaper commentary after graduating from Tampa College in 1984.
His first children's picture book, Slippery Willie's Stupid, Ugly Shoes was published in 2011. In 2012, his full length novel, The Priest and the Peaches was released and he is presently working on the sequel.
He also has a blog
(
http://www.ThePriestandthePeaches.com ) where he posts weekly commentary. He lives in Pinellas Park, Florida and his kids and six grandchildren all live within three miles of each other.
 
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2 comments:

  1. Paula, thanks a million for featuring Larry and "The Priest and the Peaches" at The Phantom Paragrapher. If ever you'd like to review the book, we'd be glad to hear your thoughts on it.

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  2. This is a good YA book to spotlight....tell us more!

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