Book: The Recipe by Joseph Frank Parente
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Joseph Parenteabout this book: "The Recipe" takes place during The Great Depression. It is an epic story of the tough times of growing up of the young lives of the Bonino Family until the present day. The story begins with the brutal murders of Joey's parents.
Organized crime envelopes this family while his brother, Frankie Bonino, finds a way for retribution.
Frankie and the family become embroiled in cunning and thoughtful plans to find the killers. Along the way, friendship is found in an unusually way that brings the surprise ending to a fantastic story.
Joseph Parente studied at Everett College as an actor and later professionally in Portland Oregon. His research of his own family roots brought him this story. The cover photo of his own grandfather on the streets of Brooklyn, New York sets the stage of the story. This gripping tale is of family love and how three young men become men in their struggle to twist the out come of the story. Much of this story holds the truth from the past of the Parente family. Family member's names were changed as the research and interviews took place.
This story, with its sorted past, will hold you hostage to every page while the adult reader finds it difficult to put this book down.
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