At Our Own Pace

A Memoir by Bob Pettinato
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Life, Love, and Politics


It isn’t often that a prominent political figure in Lackawanna County takes the time to write a memoir. Former Lackawanna County Commissioner Bob Pettinato has just published ”At Our Own Pace,” a very personal story about the forces that shaped his life; his love for his wife, Peggy; his successful career as a contractor; his days in office as Lackawanna County Commissioner; and the places he went to and people he met along the way. It is an engaging story, reflecting Bob’s unique style and charm.

“At Our Own Pace” is available for purchase on this website as well as at the Library Express Bookstore on the 2nd floor of the Steamtown Mall, and the Scranton Country Club Pro Shop, which is open to the public.

About The Author

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Bob Pettinato

Born and raised in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Bob Pettinato is a very recognizable personality there, as well as throughout Lackawanna County.  He has led a life richer than most people can even dream of.

”At Our Own Pace” is a story of life, love and politics in Lackawanna County. It warmly recalls an important era in our county’s development, and adds context and a personal perspective on the people, events and achievements of this era. It is also the story of a man who saw possibilities for our area and acted on them, helping to make our community a better, richer, place to live, work and play.

Giving Back

A portion of the proceeds of this book will benefit “Peggy’s Pathway,” a foundation dedicated to funding endometrial/uterine cancer research. Please help support this effort.

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