Shepherd Avenue

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Atlantic Monthly Press , Boston
Family life -- Fiction., New York (N.Y.) -- Fic

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After his mother"s death, a shy ten-year-old boy must find a place for himself in his grandparents" boisterous Italian family in New York City.

StatementCharles Carillo.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3553.A685 S4 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination299 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2539084M
ISBN 100871130432
LC Control Number85020066

Shepherd Avenue was a very good coming of age book. Carillo really evoked the Brooklyn neighborhood the young boy was dropped into after the death of his mother without making it seems stereotyped.

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This one was a free download on Kindle/5(41). My novel "Shepherd Avenue" was published 31 years ago to a string of good reviews. It's the story of a shy, sheltered ten-year-old boy whose tranquil suburban life is shattered when his mother dies.

His dad flips out and heads cross-country - but not before dumping the kid off to spend a wild summer with his Italian-American grandparents in a rough Brooklyn neighborhood/5(12).

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Learn about Author Central /5(98). His first novel, Shepherd Avenue, was named a Notable Book of the Year by the American Library Association in He is also the author of My Ride with Gus, Raising Jake, One Hit Wonder, Found Money, God Plays Favorites and The Man Who Killed Santa Claus: A Love : Lyrical Press, Incorporated.

Carillo's debut proves once again that nothing is inevitable but death, taxes, and Italian-American coming-of-age-in-Brooklyn novels featuring indomitable matriarchs, male bonding, and much hearty eating. It's the summer ofrites-of-passage time for narrator Joey Shepherd Avenue book, a shy year-old Long Island boy whose mother has just died from cancer.

His father, Sal, is too broken up to think. My novel "Shepherd Avenue" was published 31 years ago to a string of good reviews. It's the story of a shy, sheltered ten-year-old boy whose tranquil suburban life is shattered when his mother dies.

His dad flips out and heads cross-country - but not before dumping the kid off to spend a wild summer with his Italian-American grandparents in a rough Brooklyn neighborhood/5(12). An American Library Association Notable Book of the Year"An excellent writer and a marvelous storyteller He creates a special world on Shepherd Avenue that I loved to enter and hated to leave." -Ferrol Sams From acclaimed author Charlie Carillo comes a poignant, darkly funny, Author: Charlie Carillo.

He creates a special world on Shepherd Avenue that I loved to enter and hated to leave.” –Ferrol Sams From acclaimed author Charlie Carillo comes a poignant, darkly funny, coming-of-age story set in the heart of Italian-American Brooklyn, New York, and the heat of one eventful s summer.

Acclaimed author Charlie Carillo revisits Shepherd Avenue, the novel that sparked his career, in a witty, moving story about growing older and (sometimes) growing up For the second time in a few weeks, Joey Ambrosio has done something reckless. The first incident—climbing to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge to scatter his father’s remains—earned him newspaper headlines and court /5(19).

Acclaimed author Charlie Carillo revisits Shepherd Avenue, the novel that sparked his career, in a witty, moving story about growing older and (sometimes) growing up For the second time in a few weeks, Joey Ambrosio has done something : Lyrical Press, Incorporated.

Shepherd Avenue is billed as a coming-of-age novel about a young boy who has to deal with a heck of a lot of loss of loved ones in a very short space of time. Coming-of-age novels tend to have an episodic structure, and this book is not different.4/5. Acclaimed author Charlie Carillo revisits Shepherd Avenue, the novel that sparked his career, in a witty, moving story about growing older and (sometimes) growing up For the second time in a few weeks, Joey Ambrosio has done something reckless.

Set fifty years after the events in SHEPHERD AVENUE, the now sixty-year-old Joey Ambrosio is a successful children's book author and is estranged from his daughter. Facing what could only be a post. Shepherd Avenue is a wonderful book.

The main character, Joey, draws you in with his innocence and increasing sass. The relationships between the characters are special and real-you feel like Carillo based it on his real life family :   An American Library Association Notable Book of the Year “An excellent writer and a marvelous storyteller.

He creates a special world on Shepherd Avenue that I loved to enter and hated to leave.” –Ferrol Sams4/4(33).

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His first novel, Shepherd Avenue, was named a Notable Book of the Year by the American Library Association in He is also the author of My Ride with Gus, Raising Jake, One Hit Wonder, Found Money, God Plays Favorites and The Man Who Killed Santa Claus: A Love Story.

Derrial Book (commonly called Shepherd Book and born as Henry Evans) is a fictional character played by Ron Glass in the science-fiction/Western television series Firefly and its sequel movie, is a Shepherd (the literal English translation of the clerical title "Pastor", from the Latin), and provides frequent spiritual advice and perspectives for the crew of Serenity.

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Shepherd Avenue By Charlie Carillo - FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. Queens-born Charlie Carillo was a reporter and a columnist for the New York Post before becoming a producer for the TV show "Inside Edition." His first novel, Shepherd Avenue, was named a Notable Book of the Year by the American Library Associatio More about Charlie Carillo.

Original Publish Date: eBook. Product Number: EB Acclaimed author Charlie Carillo revisits Shepherd Avenue, the novel that sparked his career, in a witty, moving story about growing older and (sometimes) growing up For the second time in a few weeks, Joey Ambrosio has done something reckless.

The first incident—climbing to the top of. About Charles Carillo: See also Charlie Carillo. Charles Carillo is the author of Shepherd Avenue ( avg rating, ratings, 41 reviews, published /5.

Acclaimed author Charlie Carillo revisits Shepherd Avenue, the novel that sparked his career, in a witty, moving story about growing older and (sometimes) growing up For the second time in a few weeks, Joey Ambrosio has done something reckless.

The first incident—climbing to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge to scatter his father’s remains—earned him newspaper headlines and court 2/5. Acclaimed author Charlie Carillo revisits Shepherd Avenue, the novel that sparked his career, in a witty, moving story about growing older and (sometimes) growing up For the second time in a few weeks, Joey Ambrosio has done something reckless.

The first incident—climbing to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge to scatter his father's remains—earned him newspaper headlines and court. Get this from a library. Shepherd Avenue. [Charlie Carillo] -- An American Library Association Notable Book of the Year"An excellent writer and a marvelous storyteller He creates a special world on Shepherd Avenue that I loved to enter and hated to.

Acclaimed author Charlie Carillo revisits Shepherd Avenue, the novel that sparked his career, in a witty, moving story about growing older and (sometimes) growing up For the second time in a few weeks, Joey Ambrosio has done something reckless.

The first incident&#;climbing to the top of.Shepherd Avenue is a local station on the IND Fulton Street Line of the New York City d at the intersection of Shepherd and Pitkin Avenues in the East New York neighborhood of Brooklyn, it is served by the C train at all times except nights, when the A train takes over service.

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