Pryor Convictions: And Other Life Sentences

English | March 19th, 2018 | ISBN: 1947856057 | 257 pages | EPUB | 1.59 MB

Finally back in print, Richard Pryor’s 1995 smash hit Pryor Convictions follows Pryor’s life from his upbringing in a brothel in Peoria, Illinois, where he was sexually assaulted by a man in his neighborhood, to his early years as a stand-up comic in New York through fame, fortune, drug addiction and the infamous freebase cocaine incident, seven marriages to five women, and finally a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis.

Still pertinent and as fresh as it was when first published, Pryor Convictions, gives a glimpse of the life of the greatest comedian of his generation. With a keen eye and his trademark humor, Richard Pryor delivers an entertaining powerhouse of a memoir that is sure to enthrall the next generation of comedy fans.

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