Loving Joe Gallucci
Loving Joe Gallucci is the second book from Kate Genovese, released in 2003 and now the basis for a film script.
Gallucci is the inspiring true story that resonates across generations with the struggles of marriage, children and the complexities of life, especially when drug addiction enters the equation.
This critically acclaimed story helped bring Genovese’s work to a larger audience with intense touring on radio, television and to regional libraries across Massachusetts.
Author Sheila Deeth writes “Kate Genovese’s novel Loving Joe Gallucci is a non-fiction account of life and love in America from 1970 to 2001. Meg Flaherty, daughter of an eminent Massachusetts senator, falls in love with third-generation Italian-American Jimmy Romano—a love that crosses boundaries of class and culture.”
An Amazon customer from 2003 wrote “A love story that I could not put down! full of hope, inspiration and informative regarding the hepatitis c virus that affects more then 4 million Americans” while noted doctor Melissa Palmer wrote ”
More than anything, Loving Joe Gallucci is a story of redemption, of the resurrection of the Romano family through the triumph over adversity, and through faith, hope, and unconditional love. In its final analysis, this book is a call to arms against a liver disease so subtle and yet so damaging that is could perhaps be called the AIDS epidemic of the twenty-first century. “As a liver specialist who treats hundreds of people with Hepatitis C every year, I would like to express my gratitude, on my patients behalf, to Kate Genovese for authoring a book which portray the human drama that flows from the diagnosis of Hepatitis C”