Garasamo Maccagnone returns in June and July 2011 to tour with his new short story collection, Sentiments of Blue.
Set in a Michigan factory, the title story takes readers inside a workplace dominated by a ruthless bully and his cronies. While explaining the actions taking place around him, it becomes clear that the narrator yearns to escape the blue-collar life handed down to him from his father. “Perfect Game” unfolds during a minor league baseball game with Chi-Chi Gomez on the mound, a fearless pitcher who never fails to brush a few batters back from the plate–a space he considers his personal property. Along with other stories, the book also features original poems including “Uncle Nardo’s Store,” “My Father’s Foot,” and “The Malediction of Miss Holstein.”
Visit Garasamo online at http://garasamomaccagnone.com/.
If you would like to review Sentiments of Blue, please email us by clicking here and filling out the form or emailing Cheryl Malandrinos at cg20pm00(at)gmail(dot)com. Deadline for inquiries is June 20, 2011 or until the tour is filled.