A Negro and an Ofay by Danny GardnerA Negro and an Ofay by Danny Gardner

A Negro and an Ofay

byDanny Gardner

Paperback | May 15, 2017

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In 1952, after a year on the run, disgraced Chicago Police Officer Elliot Caprice wakes up in a jailhouse in St. Louis. His friends from his hometown secure his release and he returns to find the family farm in foreclosure and the man who raised him dying in a flophouse. Desperate for money, he accepts a straight job as a process server and eventually crosses paths with a powerful family from Chicago’s North Shore. A captain of industry is dead, the key to his estate disappeared with the chauffeur, and soon Elliot is in up to his neck. The mixed-race son of Illinois farm country must return to the Windy City with the Chicago Police on his heels and the Syndicate at his throat. Good thing he’s had a lifetime of playing both sides to the middle.

From his beginnings as a young stand-up comedian (Def Comedy Jam All-Stars vol. 12), Danny Gardner has enjoyed careers as an actor, director, and screenwriter. He is a recent Pushcart Prize nominee for his creative non-fiction piece Forever. In an Instant., published by Literary Orphans Journal. His first short fiction piece, Labor Day...
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Title:A Negro and an OfayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:280 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.63 inPublished:May 15, 2017Publisher:Down & Out Books II, LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1943402671

ISBN - 13:9781943402670

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