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Allen Callaci's life as a rock and roll singer, librarian, uncle, and heart transplant recipient.

Heart Like A Starfish by Allen Callaci
Category: Personal Memoirs
Publication Date: May 4, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-938349-35-5
5.5x8.25, paperback, 330 pages
Suggested Retail Price: $25.00

Claremont, CA – August 1, 2015 – Pelekinesis is proud to announce the release of Allen Callaci's raucous personal tale of heartache and struggle - told with aplomb in his debut novel Heart Like A Starfish. Allen is a librarian, a rock and roll singer, and an adjunct professor. This account of his heart transplant death-defying journey through and the healing that follows for both himself and those around him. A portion of the proceeds of the book will be donated to Cedars-Sinai Heart Research Institute where the procedure was performed.

Heart Like A Starfish by Allen Callaci will be available May 4, 2016 through Small Press Distribution, Baker & Taylor, Bertrams, directly from the publisher's website, and in fine local bookstores worldwide.

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About the author

Allen Callaci is lead singer for the band Refrigerator, an adjunct professor, and a librarian whose work has appeared in MungBeing, the Poly Post, Cinefantastique, Crump Comics and various 'zines in the 90s. He lives in Southern California and is the proud co-founder of the Rancho Cucamonga Public Library's Star Wars Day.

About the publisher

Pelekinesis is an independent book publishing company focusing on the development of literary-minded authors and artists by embracing the evolving publishing paradigm and creatively supporting the skills of these talented individuals. Full catalog and press material can be found at


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