Jim DeFilippi was born and raised in Duck Alley, on Long Island, and has been writing and living on a dirt road in northern Vermont since 1973. He is a husband of many years, a father of two, a grandfather, a retired school teacher, a special-needs bus driver, a Vietnam Era veteran, a popular speechmaker and story teller, a former newspaper columnist, a former small town newspaper editor, and a cigar maker.
His novels have been highly praised by Publishers Weekly and other publications.
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On June 24, 1973, the UpStairs Lounge—a crowded gay bar in New Orleans’ French Quarter—was fire-bombed. Thirty-two people died in the greatest mass murder of gay men in history. This seminal event in the story of American crime was little noted and never solved.
JESUS BURNED centers on this tragedy and on one man’s tortured search for justice.
Two hundred and forty-two original limericks, covering topics from personal and philosophical to sports to pop culture.
BUF is an abnormal crime novel guaranteed to surprise its readers and to perk them up.
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