Guinea Bastard: Personal Essays by Joe Pagetta
Guinea Bastard collects personal essays by the New Jersey-born, Nashville-residing Joe Pagetta, both published and unpublished. They’re about growing up Italian American in Jersey City and falling in love with rock music (especially the band Queen); about the promise and failings of marriage and the dreams and realities of making music; about reconciling with a father who can be abusive and caring for a mother who has dementia. Mostly, they’re about growing and changing and becoming, in ways we all understand.
1) Direct: A limited numbered edition of 50 copies numbered and signed by both me and designer Sam Smith is available directly from the Author. I think the world of Sam, and think his signature adds great value to all he does. To purchase, click the "Buy Now" link below. Choose "Pay with Debit or Credit Card" Option. If you'd like the book inscribed further than a signature, please email me after making the purchase. I'll be happy to do it, and will probably do it anyway! Note: If you choose this option, please allow at least two weeks for the book to arrive. Thanks! $12.99 + $1.99 Shipping
2) Amazon.com: The book is available now at Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and other Online Retailers. Click the button below to go directly to Amazon to purchase. $12.99 + Shipping
3) Independent Retailers: Independent Booksellers, like Parnassus Books in Nashville, are always preferred, though the book may not be available to order at retailers until 8 weeks after its publishing date, and must be special ordered. If this changes, it will be noted here. Go there and buy some other books in the meantime!
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Updated June, 2017