Protecting the Cittern

Protecting the Cittern

ABOUT John Cammalleri

John Cammalleri
I was born in Paterson, New Jersey, attended Rutgers University, and recently retired after spending thirty years in the corporate world. My wife, Evelyn, and I live in Fort Pierce, Florida. where I am a member of the Morningside Library Writers' Workshop, the Treasure Coast Writers Guild, More...



Tony Giordano and his father Sammy always had a strained relationship. Sammy's only happiness came from his cittern. Forced to marry a woman he does not love, resentment overtakes his life, soon followed by family abuse. When Sammy is placed in a nursing home, years of frustration contribute to his failing health. Tony eventually makes a discovery from Sammy's past that changes everything.