The Fisherman's Son, set on the rustic and rocky coast of Gloucester, New England's oldest seaport, is a tale of legal and emotional conflict, passion and a peoples quest for justice.
John Palermo, Sicilian by birth, was sent by his dying Papa, alone and terrified, at the tender age of ten, to live with the Amicos in Gloucester. Accepted by a loving family and taken in by a community, wedded to the sea, John grew to cherish and finally to defend his people against those forces who would steal their rights and their dignity.
The Fisherman's Son is a legal thriller with riveting courtroom confrontations where good and evil stand in stark contrast. It is also a love story, in depths both tender and compelling.