by Anthony Buccino

Sister Dressed Me Funny by Anthony BuccinoSister Dressed Me Funny adventures close to the edge through humility and humor with these chronicles of catholic school nuns, Cub Scout contests, Grandma's house in the country, junior high school bus antics and more.

Essays recount childhood the 1950s and 1960s and later in Belleville and Nutley, N.J.

Statue of temptation! Lardier's Fountain on Gless Avenue in Nutley, N.J.

  • Lardier's Fountain

  • Grandma's House In The Country

  • Bell The Cat

  • Cat Lick School Flashback

  • Dressed By Nuns

  • Billy Newtner's Bus Rides

  • The Abie Statement

  • No Christmas

  • Job Rock In Prose

  • No Place To Work

  • Don't Forget, It's A Birthday Party

  • Countless and 21

  • Who Is Brother, Uncle BimSister Dressed Me Funny by Anthony Buccino

  • At Spatola's

  • Jewels At Thanksgiving


Original book cover design by Thomas Francisco

Published by Cherry Blossom Press. 

Connections to Belleville, N.J.

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Buccino's Work Has Appeared

The Wall St Journal
Dow Jones Newswires
NJ.Com - NJ Voices
The Nutley Sun
The Belleville Times
The Independent Press of Bloomfield
The Glen Ridge Paper
The Nutley Journal
The Belleville Post
New Jersey Monthly
Essex Journal
Modern Food Service Magazine

Paterson Literary Review, U.S. 1 Worksheets, Rattlesnake Review, Medusa's Kitchen, Voices In Italian Americana, Edison Literary Review, Journal of New Jersey Poets, CHEST, The Idiom, Fox Chase Review, Up & Under, Caduceus, South Mountain Poets Anthology, MEWS, LIPS, More Sweet Lemons, The Poem Factory, On The Quiet Side, PowWow Review and other places, too!

Sister Dressed Me Funny by Anthony Buccino


New Jersey author ANTHONY BUCCINO published more than fifteen books including four essay collections, three military history books and seven full-length poetry collections. 

His stories of the 1960s earned a SPJ-NJ 2011 Excellence in Journalism award. His transit blog on earned a SPJ-NJ 2010 Excellence in Journalism award.

His poem At The Vet is nominated for the Pushcart Prize. He has been called ' “New Jersey’s ‘Garrison Keillor” or something to that effect.’

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Buccino books:

Rambling Round - Inside and Outside at the Same Time

 A Father's Place - An Eclectic Collection

Sister Dressed Me Funny

Greetings From Belleville, New Jersey

This Seat Taken? Notes of a Hapless Commuter

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A FATHER'S PLACE - An Eclectic Collection 


RAMBLING ROUND  Inside and Outside at the Same Time

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