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The Grand Junction

The Grand Junction After sailing back and forth between Italy and America during the first half of the th Century an unscrupulous bird of passage named Tommaso Caruso or Thomas as he prefers to be called disappears

  • Title: The Grand Junction
  • Author: Joe Costanzo
  • ISBN: 1483411982
  • Page: 481
  • Format: Paperback
  • After sailing back and forth between Italy and America during the first half of the 20th Century, an unscrupulous bird of passage named Tommaso Caruso or Thomas, as he prefers to be called disappears Someplace Out West as war erupts in Europe After the war ends and there s still no sign of him, his wife ships their son off to the New World to track him down Not as After sailing back and forth between Italy and America during the first half of the 20th Century, an unscrupulous bird of passage named Tommaso Caruso or Thomas, as he prefers to be called disappears Someplace Out West as war erupts in Europe After the war ends and there s still no sign of him, his wife ships their son off to the New World to track him down Not as keen as his mother to find the old scoundrel, the younger scoundrel or Tommy as he prefers to be called dawdles in the Bronx with his three girlfriends until his mother s rage finally drives him across this vast and incomprehensible continent in search of a man who is running from wives, the FBI, CIA, and the mob For Tommy, what begins as a simple mission evolves into a disastrous journey of discovery as he and a fiery farm girl, wives and girlfriends, Italian Americans and un Americans, Naples and the Bronx, Walt Disney and Joe Bonnano, switchblades and atomic bombs, ancient Pueblo dwellings and uranium mines, twisters and Vesuvius, pompadours and bobs, Lucky Strikes and reefers, and a secret that no one dares to reveal come together in an unlikely corner of the world Tommy s coast to coast road trip offers up an irreverent take on our grandfathers immigrant sagas as well as a truly credible explanation for the Roswell UFO When fact and fiction collide in The Grand Junction, there s no telling them apart Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAud

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    1. Joe Costanzo

      Joe Giuseppe Costanzo was born in Pedivigliano in the mountains of Calabria in Southern Italy, a town not unlike the fictional Roccamonti in his novel RESTORATION Both of his grandfathers were so called birds of passage who frequently traveled back and forth between Italy and America and were the inspiration for his novel THE GRAND JUNCTION A veteran newspaper reporter, Joe covered some of Joe Giuseppe Costanzo was born in Pedivigliano in the mountains of Calabria in Southern Italy, a town not unlike the fictional Roccamonti in his novel RESTORATION Both of his grandfathers were so called birds of passage who frequently traveled back and forth between Italy and America and were the inspiration for his novel THE GRAND JUNCTION A veteran newspaper reporter, Joe covered some of the biggest news stories in the Intermountain West, experience that served him well in the writing of his debut novel, GRAPHIC TIMES, as well his latest work, DE ANIMA L

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    1. First off I loved this book and Tommy, Tommy, Tommy and erm Tommy etc etc I really wasn t sure if I d enjoy it, this book was a will I won t I like it book, until I started reading then I couldn t put it down I really liked Tommy s mum and her hot Italian Temper, and understood it completely, and Tommy s willingness to go find his father wherever he may be, because honestly anyone would want to find him just to get some peace and quiet his series of misfortunes along the way did show First off I [...]


    2. Five years after his father left Naples for a Big Job in America, leaving his mother with the disgraceful parting gift of an orange corkscrew, Tommy Caruso, Jr is commanded by his mother to track down his deadbeat dad and bring him home to Italy Tommy, Jr sails to Brooklyn, but settles in at a barber shop until his mother s long distance nagging makes him resume the search His father s last known location was Livingstone, Colorado En route to Livingstone, Tommy, Jr meets a girl, Laurie, Five yea [...]


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