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Fortunate son

Author: Walter Mosley
Publisher: London : Serpent's Tail, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In spite of remarkable differences, Eric and Tommy are as close as brothers. Eric, a Nordic Adonis, is graced by a seemingly endless supply of good fortune. Tommy is a sickly black boy, cursed with health problems, who yet remains optimistic and strong. After tragedy rips this makeshift family apart, the lives of these boys diverge astonishingly.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Suspense fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Mosley
ISBN: 0316114715 9780316114714 9781852429317 1852429313 9781852429959 185242995X
OCLC Number: 271910303
Notes: Originally published: New York : Little, Brown, 2006.
Description: 313 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Walter Mosley.

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Like Dickens, Mosley stands confidently on the social borderline Fortunate Son has a plot worthy of any great Victorian novel... a beautifully engineered story. -- Michael Moorcock * Guardian * Read more...

 
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