Newport News, VA Author Publishes Operatic Novel

September 17, 2016 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment News
September 17, 2016 - Griffin Strong, a new book by Arthur O. Gallo, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

Griffin Strong introduces us to a young and precocious eight-year-old boy in the year 1938.
Kevin's grandfather, the owner of an opera company, has taught him the art of conducting an orchestra and chorus in George Gershwin's Summer Time. A month before opening night, Kevin develops appendicitis and is taken to the hospital for an emergency operation. The opening night is postponed - a disappointment for Kevin.

Will Kevin recover and join Grandfather George in a plan for the opening night concert?

About the Author:
Arthur O. Gallo was a sergeant during WWII, from 1942-45. He attended Loyola University, Chicago, from 1952-53. Arthur also attended the Diploma Extension Course Institute in 1966 and Long Ridge Writers Group: Breaking Into Print in 2010.

Griffin Strong is a 30-page paperback with a retail price of $9.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4809-2446-8. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at or our online bookstore at

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