The Priest and the Peaches
by Larry Peterson
release: January 1, 2012
publisher: Tribute Books
|The Priest and the Peaches|
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.
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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 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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