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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Family Life
  • Language:English
  • Pages:174
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781543974447

Bacon Grease & Baseball

by John S. Viccellio View author's profile page

Overview
The writer remembers with delight a summer spent with his grandmother in the summer of 1948 in a small southern town. How was a boy influenced by a grandmother, new friends playing baseball, adults with time to share with a young boy, and a new environment?
Description
Charlie Payne remembers a coming-of-age summer in Bacon Grease & Baseball. He developed an enduring passion for baseball, playing it, reading about it, and talking about it with new friends, old and young. He learned to love Gramby's buttermilk biscuits, black-eyed peas, and bacon, lots of bacon. He found joy in reading, singing, investigating Gramby's woods and a creek, and dreaming about places and life outside his personal world. He discovered girls. How was a boy influenced by a grandmother, new friends playing baseball, adults with time to share with a young boy, and a new environment?
About the author

John S. Viccellio published Guess What's in My Garden! In 2014. He wrote a monthly garden column for ten years, was a contributing writer for Carolina Gardener Magazine, and is a Master Gardener. His blog, A Walk in the Garden, has reached readers in over 140 countries and can be seen at johnsviccellio.com. He served 24 years in the U. S. Navy and worked as a computer systems project manager in industry. He and his wife live in Mathews, NC. He has a BA in Economics from Randolph-Macon College and MSA in Personnel Management from George Washington University.

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