John Hilferty

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From the Dead

Vincent Berardi, a home builder and family man in New Jersey, seeks out an old friend, Joseph “Feeno” Bannon, a one-time ne’er-do-well turned successful banker, and both find themselves involved in the investigation into the disappearance of onetime Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa. The only way out — bring down the Mafia boss who wants Bannon dead.

Moonlight in Vermont, a Novel

Ethan Atwood, a World Cup ski racer who wins the toughest of downhill races, suffers a potential career-ending injury and while recovering in an Italian hospital, experiences a night of seduction and betrayal that cause his life to spin out of control toward a fate that is finally sealed on a cold, snow-filled night on a Vermont mountain.

The Mad River Valley, Images of America

One hundred and fifty years of photographic history provide portraits of the farms, shops, mills and people in the valley towns of Warren, Waitsfield, Fayston, Moretown and Duxbury in Central Vermont. Co-authored with John's wife Ellie Hilferty, a professional photographer.

Skiing in the Mad River Valley, Images of Sports

Skiing in the Mad River Valley, Images of Sports. The photographic history of two of the East's most famous mountains, Mad River Glen and Sugarbush, and the people and competitions that produced World Class skiers in alpine and cross-country.

Growing Up in World War II

Twelve miles west of center-city Philadelphia, Pa., sits the small town of Media, a leafy suburb known for its towering curbside oaks. Sixty years ago, Media, then a borough of about 5,000 persons, fit the sociological indexof Middle America in the most literal sense . . .

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