Individual Author Record
Name: Michael P. VerticchioPen Name: None Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction Born: 1917 in Henderson , Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionVerticchio is a native of Henderson, Illinois. He attended Illinois College in Jacksonville, Illinois and was in the class of '39. He received his masters from the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign, Illinois in 1953. He then lived in Gillespie, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationVerticchio served in the US Navy and was a chemist, real estate broker, income tax partitioner and an educator. He taught at Broom County High School in Mt. Sterling, Illinois for 12 years and was principal at Gillespie High School for 14 years. He was also the Mc Coupin County Regional Superintendent.
- Let Us Live, Vantage Press, 2005
- Life Goes On, Vantage Press, 2004
- Family Love, Vantage Press, 2008
Titles At Your Library
Life Goes On
ISBN: 053315331X Vantage Press. 2006 Book by Verticchio, Michael P
Let Us Live
ISBN: 053314857X Vantage Press. 2004
Let Us Live is the story of life in Hinders, a small coal-mining community in Illinois in the post-World War I era.The town is filled with immigrants from all over the world. From outhouses to water pumps, mine disasters to saloons, and hard-working shops to the red-light district, Hinders is home to a plethora of stories. Balancing out miners' strikes and poverty are the youngsters, and their strong friendships and romances as they blend together in this mixed town. Unique and yet classic, thoughtful and joyous, Let Us Live is a slice of American culture in all its diversity.
ISBN: 0533158427 Vantage Press. 2008 Book by Verticchio, Michael P