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Thomas M. Cirignano

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Thomas Cirignano was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts in 1952 and moved to South Boston to take over the family's auto repair business. He experienced first-hand, Southie's era of unbridled organized crime during the Whitey Bulger years. While living across the street from South Boston High, he witnessed the violent results of forced busing. He lived through the stress and danger associated with running a gasoline station in the heart of Southie during the oil embargo of the 1970s.
In 1987, he sold the shop in South Boston, spending the next eleven years in Florida. In 1998, he returned to Massachusetts.
Tom studied journalism, is a certified scuba diver, avid boater, ultra-light aircraft pilot, and has owned several motorcycles.
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Tom Cirignano will be a guest on Bob Folcik's "Anything Goes" talk radio show on WVBF from 10 - 11 am, Thursday Feb.23rd. They will be discussing the new book, "67 Cents: Creation of a Killer" and also "The Constant Outsider: Memoirs of a South Boston Mechanic." Tune in and maybe even call in!
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Published on February 14, 2012 19:49 • 139 views • Tags: 67-cents, cirignano, south-boston, talk-show, the-constant-outsider-boston
Average rating: 3.95 · 22 ratings · 4 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
The Constant Outsider
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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67 Cents: Creation of a Killer
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2011
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Thomas Cirignano said "yes" to attending Dire Literary Series
date: November 02, 2012 08:00PM
location: Out of the Blue Art Gallery, 106 Prospect St., Cambridge, Ma., Cambridge, MA, The United States
description: Thomas Cirignano will be one of the Featured Readers at this wonderful event which is in its 11th year. Hosted by Author Timothy Gager, the Dire Literary Series was awarded “Best of Boston” designation by Boston Phoenix Magazine for 2008.
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"Even as the author, I have to agree with you Cleat. And I appreciate this comprehensive review. As with anything in life, we tend to get better as we...more "
The Constant Outsider by Thomas M. Cirignano
" The writer occasionally gets lost in a reverie of remembrance... but then don't we all? It is an effortless read for the most part skims along the timeline of the author's life in a tough part of Boston. It is an interesting take on an easy going... " Read more of this review »
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