Guilty by Color

Guilty by Color

by Giovanni Gambino, Richard Pryor Jr.

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Overview

It's 1982 in the state of Mississippi. An African-American farmer is standing trial for the murder of a white woman he swears he didn't commit. Just eighteen years after the Mississippi Civil Rights Workers' murders, racial tensions that have been bubbling below the surface threaten to erupt and engulf and destroy the fragile harmony of civil society. The whole country is waiting with baited breath for a verdict that many see as a foregone conclusion. But despite the eloquent arguments and reasoning from the prosecution, they have failed to establish a motive. Why would a respected hard-working member of the community take the life of another? The verdict is brought in and only then is the truth revealed...

Product Details

BN ID: 2940151331890
Publisher: Club Lighthouse Publishing
Publication date: 05/28/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 686 KB

About the Author

Giovanni Gambino was born in the province of Palermo in Sicily and grew up in Torretta, located in a mountainous area overlooking Palermo where, as a youngster, he heard some of the “folklore” described in Prince of Omertá from Gambino relatives and friends. Thirty-seven years old, he is the youngest in a family that includes four sisters and a brother. His family moved to Bensonhurst, a neighbourhood in southwestern Brooklyn, in 1985 where he continued to be regaled by the stories he has written about in his novel. He is also working on a movie script and a pilot for a television reality show. A construction worker, he and his wife, Jennifer, have two children.


Richard Pryor Jr. was born in 1961. He's the Son of Hollywood’s Legendary King of Comedy Richard Pryor. He is known for his work on Beyond the Basement Door (2012), College Debts (2014) and Bachelors Grove (2014).

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