Buddy Pays Attention

A Collection of Personal Essays

by Joseph N. Muzio



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 5/12/2022

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 414
ISBN : 9781698711911
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 414
ISBN : 9781698711928

About the Book

This book, Buddy Pays Attention: A Collection of Personal Essays draws on his observations and analysis on current and controversial subjects topics: violence/hatred; education; politics; social issues, ethics; discrimination; the Vietnam War Memorial and family and friends. As an Italian-American raised in Brooklyn and Queens, Dr. Muzio attended parochial and public schools; achieved his master’s and doctoral degrees from Columbia University’s Teachers College. He served as a councilman and police commissioner in Leonia, N.J. where the family lived for 46 years. The father of grown sons, he lives in Rockport, Massachusetts with his wife Lois, also a retired professor.

About the Author

Joseph N. Muzio is a retired professor and chairman of Biological Sciences at Kingsborough Community College (City University of New York). He served as a U.S. Marine Corps Captain, an Infantry Officer and a Legal Officer. Professionally he co-authored several sleep research papers, a textbook in human anatomy and physiology and a microbiology laboratory manual. His book, Buddy Remembers: Then and Now, a memoir of his immigrant mother and father.