The Awkward Black Man

The Awkward Black Man

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Book - 2020
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"Bestselling author Walter Mosley has proven himself a master of narrative tension, both with his extraordinary fiction and gripping writing for television. The Awkward Black Man collects seventeen of Mosley's most accomplished short stories to display the full range of his remarkable talent. Mosley presents distinct characters as they struggle to move through the world in each of these stories - heroes who are awkward, nerdy, self-defeating, self-involved, and, on the whole, odd. He overturns the stereotypes that corral black male characters and paints a subtle, powerful portrait of each of these unique individuals."--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2020
Edition: First edition, First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition
ISBN: 9780802149565
0802149561
Characteristics: 328 pages ; 24 cm

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1966AB
May 06, 2021

my man, walter mosley once again shocks the world.his cover to last page,his genius has gone greatly unnoticed by so many illiterate folks who are only interested in telling TALES

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empbee
Feb 23, 2021

Imaginative, highly enjoyable stories of a variety of personalities.

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looper46
Feb 16, 2021

Waiting for it. But, if its like any other Mosley work, I will dig it. One exception. Can't remember name of the book, but was pretty pornographic.

Hi, its me again...got the book, its really good...Mosley can write, and I think his strong point is short stories...

So, if you like good writing, this is for you.
PLEASE read this book, along with all his other books...Talked to a pal, he really likes the Easy Rawlins series...me too...READ them dammit

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