13 Pieces of Unmatched Luggage ... And My Poodle
William Charles Publisher
9781733742726, $29.95, HC, 208pp, www.amazon.com
Synopsis: Bernardo Puccio is one of California's foremost interior designers, with an acclaimed and illustrious career that spans more than 50 years. He lives with his lifetime partner of 32 years and husband of 11 years, Orin Kennedy, on the Wilshire Corridor in Los Angeles, and the pair are the subjects of the award-winning documentary, "An Ordinary Couple".
All the more impressive when considering that "13 Pieces of Unmatched Luggage ... And My Poodle: A Story of Survival" is Bernardo's debut as an author. The quality and candor of his inherently fascinating memoir showcase powerful stories of courage, faith, gay marriage, and battling liver disease--along with some gossip-worthy interactions with Hollywood celebrities that include Rock Hudson and Lana Turner.
Bernardo's work, charity events, and socializing...