Sam Selvaggio is a novelist and award-winning flash fiction author based outside of Chicago. “Who’s Yehoodi? The Man That Wasn’t There.” is the first novel of a three-book series. He was pleased to utilize his background as a lifelong jazz fan and history buff to infuse his novel with authentic mid and late-forties themes. He enjoys cigars, cooking, and outdoor sports in his spare time.
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Returning home from the war, new jazz club owners Billy Salts, the scientist, along with friends Nate King, the bandleader, and Benjamin “Cash” Franklin, former Navy commando turned “Harlem Hustler,” learn the people of Harlem are being forced to sell their businesses and properties through violent harassment. The lifelong friends soon learn a crooked police captain named “Strauss” is behind the intimidation backed by American Nazis. When the violence escalates, endangering the lives of Harlemites, the three friends decide to take on Strauss and his Nazi cabal. Who’s Yehoodi? He is the man that wasn’t there, and for Billy, Nate, and Cash, maybe their only chance to save their community.