Pryor Convictions and Other Life Sentences

Pryor Convictions and Other Life Sentences

The Official Autobiography

Book - 2018 | Trade paperback edition.
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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.
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Rare Bird Books, [2018]
Edition: Trade paperback edition.
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781947856059
Branch Call Number: BIO PRYOR PRYOR
Characteristics: 235 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Gold, Todd - Author
Notaro, Tig


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