First Time Around by Michael J. Bellito

By Michael J. Bellito

John Belson is lonely. This one observe sums up his whole being as he enters the big junior highschool construction on his first day of 8th grade.

More than the rest, John wishes a pal, a blood brother with whom to percentage the thrill and sorrows of existence. And, like all common boy his age, he additionally desires a female friend, an blameless attractiveness who feels like Haley generators or Natalie wooden. yet his wants are only needs, and not anything wanting a miracle can in all likelihood switch John’s unhappy social status. at the very least that’s what he thinks.

But real-life miracles do occur, even within the suburbs. Set to the backdrop of Chicago in 1963, while JFK is president and nobody in the United States has but heard of the Beatles, First Time round is a narrative for a person who has skilled the emotions of falling in love for the 1st time.

About the writer:
Michael J. Bellito taught English and Speech sessions for thirty-two years at John Hersey highschool in Arlington Heights, Illinois. His first novel, Ten back, a narrative a couple of younger boy becoming up within the suburbs of Chicago within the early Sixties, was once published in January 2009. he's at present instructing at Harper university, an area neighborhood university. Bellito lives along with his spouse, Joani, in Wheeling, Illinois, and is the proud grandfather of exact dual boys.

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