G. A. BELLER has lived in Chicago for over twenty-five years, and is a self-professed political junkie. Chicago's history of political corruption and incompetence prompted him to research a specific era of rampant criminal behavior. Utilizing articles that appeared in the press and on the internet, Beller created a fictionalized accounting of characters and events during this period, depicting through his imagination how things might have played out. He leaves it to the reader to interpret fact from fiction.
"Not Black and White" is a fictional account of many events that led to the meteoric rise of a local charismatic street politician to become America's first African-American President. It puts the reader inside the campaign offices and smoke-filled back rooms where political deals are made. Inspired by true events, "Not Black and White" leaves it to the reader to interpret fact from fiction.