Author Claire (Tebo) Alemian, formerly from Gloucester, will release her new novel, “In the Shadow of Light” on June 27th. “In the Shadow of Light” takes place in Gloucester during 1960s.
The story is told through the eyes of Ramona Newton as she looks back from midlife on her early years. By the time Ramona is fifteen, her mother has walked out, her father soon to follow, and she ends up at a place called the Far East, tending bar for Charlie Big and hustling pool to survive. The story reveals the period’s clash of generations and class divides, as well as the struggle for civil rights and the turmoil created by the Vietnam War.
Ultimately, it is a story about a woman in search of her true self and asks the question: Who do you become when everything that has meant the most to you is taken away? Readers entering Ramona’s world will travel alongside a young woman who is challenged, spirited and resilient, and who fights for survival against all odds while searching for the truth.
The novel may be purchased at the author’s website www.clairealemian.com as well as Amazon.com (hardcover & Kindle), Barnes & Noble (Nook only – search Claire Alemian In the Shadow of Light). Available at Apple iBooks within a week.
Claire will sign all hardcover orders that come in through her website or through Amazon.com
The Late Paul Frontiero Paintings for Sale
I’ve received emails regarding my Dad’s Paintings and if they are for sale. Now that the weather is better I will be able to show them to anyone interested in purchasing. I have many left that are just sitting in the storage unit not being enjoyed. There are just so many that can hang on my walls. The sizes of the paintings range between 5″x7″ and up. The price range is $75.00 and up.
Here are some photos of some of the paintings that are available.
You can contact me by email at: Frontiero@hotmail.com
Buona Fiesta Sunday Everyone!
I will be Snapping Photos along the parade route of all the kids wearing their “Traditional Fiesta White Outfits” again this year! Look for the Fishing Boat Oars & flag me down for your photo! Photos captured today will be posted tomorrow!
On this last evening immediately following the mass the novena committee members head to the kitchen to slice& serve Cassatha Cake to all in attendence while the Men prepare to remove St. Peter from the Novena Altar. Following the final “Novena Coffee” all gather outside the American Legion hall for St. Peter’s ceremonial procession to Beach Court to the Sanfilippo home, where Fiesta Committee President Joe Novello addresses the crowd with the official begining of The St. Peter’s Fiesta!
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When over on Leonard Street take a walk down to the footbridge. It is beautiful with water boats and the trees.
As I drive around this wonderful place we call home, so glad always have my camera with me.
There is a bike rental shop next door to Katrina’s Restaurant on Rogers Street. Great looking bikes. Great way to get around during Fiesta.
Well, it’s actually A LOT bigger than GMG. The New York Times just reported the following:
The two-to-one decision from a three-judge panel at the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Tuesday came in a case about rules applying to a doctrine known as net neutrality, which prohibit broadband companies from blocking or slowing the delivery of internet content to consumers.
For us, here in Gloucester, it means that Comcast can’t intentionally slow down your streaming of a Netflix movie or a GMG video and it can’t block a GMG post — not even this one!
It’s a big win for GMG and everyone who uses the Internet … but, as you might expect, the fight isn’t over.
Check out the NYT article here.
Driving down Leonard Street the other day just had to stop and take a photo of the peacefulness of this location.
Go to Premier Imprints to see Loie Levine making authentic Sea Glass jewelry.
When I lived for a while in the mountains near Woodstock, NY, people there used to say, “We have three seasons: July, August and Winter.” This spring might make you wonder if the same is true here in Gloucester. It’s not. Nice weather is around the corner and it starts this weekend when we celebrate Memorial Day and call it the beginning of summer (even though astronomically, summer isn’t for another 4 weeks). So … good riddance oh nasty spring — IT’S TIME TO PARTY!
But here’s the thing: even if our capricious New England weather decides not to cooperate, which we all know is possible, you can still party in supreme comfort aboard The Beauport Prince Cruise Ship on Memorial Day Sunday with 5-time Grammy nominees Roomful of Blues! That’s because the Beauport Princess is a Cruise Ship (not a whale watch boat) sporting 2 climate-controlled indoor decks with dance floors PLUS an open-air top deck — and there’s a full bar on every deck. For this cruise, we have theatre seating on the first deck, tables on the 2nd deck and couches on the top deck — because Mother Nature could be nice to us after all! Tickets are only $35 in advance ($45 at the dock if there are any left — this cruise has sold out the last 2 years). It’s the best Memorial Day bargain you’ll find so get tickets right now RIGHT HERE!