Stories : Biographies

Copies of the Gloucester400+ 2023 Commemorative Book, Our People Our Stories, is available for purchase from the following three local outlets:

  1. The Bookstore Please note that any pre-purchased books can picked up at The Bookstore,61 Main Street, Gloucester.
  2. Cape Ann Museum (soft cover only) 27Pleasant Street, Gloucester.
  3. Dogtown Book Shop (soft cover only),132 Main Street, Gloucester.
  4. The Sawyer Free Library has several copies in their collection. Please check with their hours to see when they are open.

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GROUNDED IN SERVICE The Tarr Brothers’ Family History
To Be a Gloucesterman The Story of Edward Day Cohota
The Storyteller Anthony J. Verga Sr. 1935–2023
A LIGHT IN THE EYES The Journey of Tito Rodriguez An Interview By Terry Weber Mangos
MY GLOUCESTER ROOTS A Memory Book By Leslie Kieran
Reaching for the Stars with ANGELA SANFILIPPO
Peter H. Rose Gloucester/Rockport Innovator
John Ball  Portrait of a Gloucester Fisherman
Memories of Bay View Gloucester, MA
Captain Harty’s Commode
My Hometown
Memories on Friend Street BY STEPHEN NIEMI
Sail to Power The Amero Fishing Family
Bill Fonvielle and Carole Sharoff A Quiet Power Couple
The Irish in the Fort by Anne Power Parsons
Edith Sparling Renaissance Woman, Historian, Inspiration
The Future of Fishing and the Sciortino Family
Photos in the Attic A World War II Mystery
A Long Triage, Looking Back at Vietnam
46 Years on the Water
Chersihed Moments with My Sister Ruthanne
Ronald H. Gilson Waterfront Raconteur
Cap Heberle’s Legacy: The Building Center Family
Ode To Mia Mamma Rosaria “Sarina” Barbara
Our Uncle Jim’s Road to the Oscars
I Wasn’t Hungry Anymore Eu Não Estava Mais Com Fome
The Five+ Families of Cape Pond Ice
William Hobart Sumner Jr. Honored Friend and Photographer
Getting to Know Our Parents A Look at Capt. Charles Frontiero
Sefatia Romeo Theken The Making of an Advocate
Capt. Joe Novello Innovating Gloucester’s Fishing Industry
Gruppé is Gloucester
Remembering Leonard Craske
To Love and Be Loved An Interview with Ana Alakija
Cut From the Same Cloth The Story of Two Clayt Morrisseys
The Old Stone Cutter
Kalle (Charles) Savinen Community and Cultural Leader  on Cape Ann
On Rocky Neck With Artist Ruth Mordecai
The Hollorans A Legacy of Architecture
Natalie Pinto Daley Fearless Teacher in the Gloucester Public School System
Farming, Family, and Fish Cakes The Diaries of Herman Fletcher Wonson
The Musical Odyssey of Jon Butcher
Looking Forward with Allie Nicastro
Dont’ Stop Believin’ – The  Story of Brandon  Blatchford
A Tale Of Two Rogers
Reading Stones with Jussi Wayrynen
The Spirit Of Giving –  Robert Mcgillivray
People who made a difference
Mike  Linquata
The Fisherman
A Moment on the Boulevard with Johnny  Parisi
Avis Murray
Caesar Roland
Rabbi Myron Geller
Narrative of Mrs. Prince
Saluting Gus Foote
Everett Jodrey
Fred Peterson
Thanos Family Thrives in Gloucester
My Nana, Elsie B. Lawson
Joe Orange
Piscitello Family – Journey to America
Dick Bell
Fred Jacobson – The Life of Lanesville
Nick Curcuru Story
My Mother The Frugal Finn
Doctor Isaac Adams, Distinguished Inventor
John Handran (1852–1885)
Vincenzia and Paul Ciarametaro
Roger Conant – Harold Conant Varney
Onni R. Erkkila, 1914 – 1981
All That Jazz A Brief Bio of Sylvester “Hooley” Ahola
Stuffy McInnis
Lena Mary Parisi Novello, 1917 – 2005