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Mario Dell'Olio

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Dr. Mario Dell’Olio is the author of three books. New Men: Bonds of Brotherhood will be released by 5310 Publishing in December 2020. He has self-published two others, both of which are finalists for the Wishing Shelf Book Awards. The first is a memoir, Coming About: Life in the Balance, about a sailing adventure going terribly wrong. The second book, Body and Soul, is LGBTQ fiction that explores the strife of coming out during the 1980s. It also takes place within the world of the Catholic Church. Body and Soul is also a finalist. His doctoral project examines the woman’s voice in the music of Hildegard von Bingen. Dr. Dell’Olio has published two articles on Medium.com.
As chair of the music department and ethics teacher at an independent s
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Mario Dell'Olio I am working on 2 books right now. I am querying The New Men: Loss of Innocence. Based on actual events, The New Men is a scandalous story of self-dis…moreI am working on 2 books right now. I am querying The New Men: Loss of Innocence. Based on actual events, The New Men is a scandalous story of self-discovery, sexual abuse, and hypocrisy. Three young men, filled with idealism and an abundance of hope, travel to Vatican City to become priests entering a world of sex, faith, and political intrigue. Tarnished and disillusioned, they emerge from their journeys to face the truth about love and loss. They are left to put the pieces of their shattered lives back together.

The other is narrative nonfiction about my immigrant parents courting each other from Italy to NYC. Based on the letters they wrote, it tells of their history and an extraordinary love story.(less)
Mario Dell'Olio I write what is on my mind at the time. I don't worry about continuing the thread of the story. I can go back later and organize thoughts, but getting…moreI write what is on my mind at the time. I don't worry about continuing the thread of the story. I can go back later and organize thoughts, but getting ideas down first is essential.(less)
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Coming About by Mario Dell'Olio
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