From an East Aurora Native Son

The creator of "The View from Right Field" delivers this funny and thoughtful collection of favorite columns about hometown, growing up, sticking around, staying in touch, getting older and everything in between. You'll find tales of unbridled freedom, coming of age, mischief, reckless youth–all intertwined with grown-up stories of life as a house painter, teacher, parent and all-around townie. Rick dispenses plenty of wit, a good dose of wisdom, and a few lessons learned. There are old friends, new ones, heroes, knuckleheads, smart alecks, baseball, hockey, football, local bars, hangouts, fishing trips, road trips, Lazy Bastards Breakfasts, etc...
Signed copies available at these fine stores in East Aurora:

         The Bookworm (716-652-6554, and on Facebook )              Vidler's 5 & 10  (716-652-0481, and on Facebook)


For signed, mailed copies, message me here or on Facebook and I'll send one right out.


$20 (plus $3 shipping for mailed copies) Pay by Venmo, Zelle or check

"Reading this was like taking a trip in the Wayback Machine."​

Mr. Peabody & Sherman from The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show



Better than Tolstoy! After finding War and Peace just too darn thick, we gave Rick's book a try and found it was perfect for bracing an old, wobbly chair!

Curt & Bonnie Etzel, Colden, NY

It's amazing what the public will buy. "A Message to Garcia" sold Millions; maybe you'll get lucky, too.

E.G. Hubbard




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