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Always outnumbered, always outgunned

Author: Walter Mosley
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A black murderer in Los Angeles tries to adjust to normal life after 27 years in prison. Socrates Fortlow struggles with his conscience, tries to make amends, and grades himself at the end of the day. But he realizes he is a loser--once a convict, always a convict.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Mosley
ISBN: 0393045390 9780393045390 0671014994 9780671014995
OCLC Number: 36165270
Description: 208 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Crimson shadow --
Midnight meeting --
The thief --
Double standard --
Equal opportunity.
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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"Mosley's style suits his subject perfectly. The prose is sand-papery, the sentence rhythms often rough and jabbing. But then -- sudden surprise -- we come upon moments of undefended lyricism."--Sven Read more...

 
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