Books

by David Paone

David Paone's published works encompass a wide range of subject matter, from a compilation of award-winning photographs, to a teen mystery novel, to his insightful autobiography.

Mickey Rooney Was Right, autobiography, David Paone
Mickey Rooney Was Right

More than an autobiography, David describes his lifelong quest to achieve success as both a writer and assistant cameraman in the motion picture industry.

This book is a must-read for anyone who has considered a career in the entertainment industry or ever followed a dream.

Minnie Mornap Teen Reporter, a young adult mystery novel by David Paone
Minnie Mornap: Teen Reporter

This is the first book in a series, a young adult mystery novel in the spirit of Nancy Drew.

Minnie, a tenth-grader at Succotash Central High School, takes a journalism class, soon discovering her natural talent for investigative reporting. Her newfound talent helps her determine the real reason for an explosion at school.

The second book of the Minnie Mornap series, "The Pharaoh’s Curse," will be released next.

Keeping the Faith, a photographic essay by David Paone
Keeping the Faith

A photographic essay shot at a New York City Catholic school, 1982-1986.

Catholic school is a different world. Pretty much anyone who attended one can relate to these photos. Pretty much anyone who was ever a child can, too.

The book contains the entire "Keeping the Faith" essay of 48 photos, plus a bonus photo of David in his school uniform on his first day of first grade at Our Lady of Lourdes School in Malverne, New York.

The Complete Portfolio by David Paone
David Paone, The Complete Portfolio

David Paone's portfolio of photographs taken between 1980 and 2017.

The photographs are presented one per page with a white background, as if the viewer were looking at them on the walls in a gallery.

The book includes "Keeping the Faith," along with all of David Paone's other series.