BELMAR, NJ — Like so many other teenagers growing up at the Jersey Shore in the 1970s, John Perlow went to see the young Bruce Springsteen perform every chance he could.

And it was those experiences that led him to write his self-published book, “A Lifetime Bossed on E Street,” which he will share at 10 a.m. tomorrow, October 5 at the Belmar Public Library.

During the free “Breakfast with the Author” presentation, Perlow will provide a glimpse into those special times of his life — when it was not just about Springsteen’s performance or concert, but the journey to become part of the experience.

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“I saw him on every tour and many of his local appearances … at the Stone Pony, Tradewinds, Asbury Park Convention Hall,” said the Long Branch native. “Seeing Bruce in concert was like seeing the Super Bowl, Mardi Gras and New Year’s Eve in Times Square all in one night.”

Saturday’s program at the library will be more like a listening party, Perlow said, who plans on combining short readings from the book with poetry, rap and maybe a little song.

In the past three years, Perlow has self-published eight books, including “Killing Time” and two others that have been accepted for publication by Fulton Books.

The free program, which includes breakfast, will be held at the library’s main building, located at 517 10th Avenue. For more information, call the Belmar Public Library at 732-681-0775 or visit www.belmarlibrary.org to send a message.

The free program, which includes breakfast, will be held at the library’s main building, located at 517 10th Avenue. For more information, call the Belmar Public Library at 732-681-0775 or visit www.belmarlibrary.org to send a message.

For updates on the library’s various programs and services at both its main building and annex at 503 Seventh Avenue, visits its website or Facebook page.

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