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Always outnumbered, always outgunned

Author: Walter Mosley
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Socrates Fortlow is an ex-con trying to establish a life for himself following twenty-seven years in prison. When he meets Darryl, an 11-year-old boy on his way to a life of bloodshed and violence, Socrates becomes determined to atone for his past by saving Darryl.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Mosley
ISBN: 0393045390 9780393045390 0671014994 9780671014995
OCLC Number: 228477536
Description: 208 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Crimson shadow / Midnight meeting / The thief / Double standard / Equal opportunity / Marvane Street / Man gone / The wanderer / Lessons / Letter to Theresa / History / Firebug / Black dog / Last rites.
Responsibility: by Walter Mosley.

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Meet Socrates Fortlow, a tough ex-con seeking truth and redemption in South Central Los Angeles. "New York Times" bestselling author Walter Mosley presents his most compelling character since Easy  Read more...

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