Simonetta, Joseph R. 1943-

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SIMONETTA, Joseph R. 1943-

PERSONAL: Born November 22, 1943, in Bethlehem, PA; son of Russell (a steelworker) and Neva (a garment worker; maiden name, Fresoli) Simonetta; married Ann Kehm (divorced). Education: Pennsylvania State University, B.S. (business), 1979; University of Colorado, M.A., 1979; Harvard University, M.Div., 1993. Politics: Democrat.

ADDRESSES: Home and office—1589 Shadow Ridge Circle, Sarasota, FL 34240. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER: Author of nonfiction. Military service: U.S. Army Artillery, 1966-68; became first lieutenant.


The Heroes Are Us: A Call to Rescue Our World, privately published, 1985.

Russell, Alexandra, and John: A Story of Personal and Planetary Change, Global Visions Publications (Sarasota, FL), 1990.

The Book of Pithies, 2 volumes, Global Visions Publications (Sarasota, FL), 1995.

The Simple Truth: A New Understanding of Sacredness, Global Visions Publications (Sarasota, FL), 2000.

Seven Words That Can Change the World: A New Understanding of Sacredness, Hampton Roads (Charlottesville, VA), 2001.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Several books; two screenplays

SIDELIGHTS: Joseph R. Simonetta told CA: "I write to help reduce ignorance and suffering and to expand knowledge and justice in our world."

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