AuthorsDen.com   Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Richard Mason, ial squitieri,sr, iInspire Hope, iMatthew Miller, iVenkataraman Gopalakrishnan, iZannah Hackett, iPhillip Rice, i

  Home > Humor > Articles Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Matt Ponticello

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Sponsor Me!
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· 24 Titles
· 8 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Apr, 2012

Matt Ponticello, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
spheres of an unseen world
by sandrea mosses

Is part auto-biography, part a spiritual journey. It is crammed full of different peoples experiences and stories, these are used to explore many different subject areas..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



How to Beg for Cigarettes 5-star review
by Matt Ponticello   
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
Last edited: Friday, May 04, 2012
Posted: Tuesday, May 01, 2012

  Print   Save    Follow    Share 

Recent articles by
Matt Ponticello

The Poet Blossomed now available in paperback!
New and Improved! How to Beg for Cigarettes second edtion
The Sunbottle Stone five out of five stars!
Inspiring creativity - Everything but the kitchen sink.
           >> View all

Check out "How to Beg for Cigarettes" and its reviews at Amazon.co

When John Steinbeck published Cannery Row in 1945 and its sequel Sweet Thursday 15 years later, he found humour and pathos in a cast of down and outs: homeless people, misfits, con men and prostitutes.
Don't get me wrong. How to Beg for Cigarettes , isn't crafted by a master like Steinbeck.
You might say it's a bit rough around the edges - but it does ring the same bells and it's a gem that would sparkle even more with some polish.
Steinbeck, like most of us, used personal experiences as his foundation in those novels of his.
Matt Ponticello's story is even more autobiographical.
He tells the story of how he came to run an auto (there's that word again) body shop in the pressure-cooker of an inner-city location inhabited by a cast of characters too varied and interesting to make up: homeless people, down and outs, misfits, con men and prostitutes. Sound familiar?
Give this book a chance. You won't be disappointed.

- John Martin,

Sidney, Australia

 http://www.amazon.com/How-Beg-For-Cigarettes-ebook/dp/B005D9TLT4/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1336140743&sr=1-1

Web Site: www.mattponticello.com



Want to review or comment on this article?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Popular Humor Articles
  1. There Is a Their There
  2. Conniving My Retirement
  3. It's the Old Spice Guy: Look at Him, Now L
  4. Dad's Treasure
  5. The Toilet Seat Delima
  6. Really Dumb Joke 9
  7. J. Carson as R. Reagan
  8. penwose Speaks
  9. Lost C. Burnett Skit
  10. Merry Atheistmas

The Curse of Grandad Miller, Serial Killer by Mark Sutton

Someone else has stepped into Brian Miller's slippers.....  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Jeremy's Juicy Pair by Mark Sutton

'Jeremy's Juicy Pair' contains the two full-length novels, 'Jeremy and the Summer of Stalking', and its sequel, 'Jeremy and the Winter of the World-Wide Stalker'...  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.