The Right Mistake

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SKU: 9780465018529 Category: Tag: Product ID: 756631

Description

Living in south central L.A., Socrates Fortlow is a sixty-year-old ex-convict still strong enough to kill men with his bare hands. Filled with profound guilt about his own crimes and disheartened by the chaos of the streets, Socrates calls together local people of all races and social stations and begins to conduct a Thinkers’ Club, where all can discuss life’s unanswerable questions.

Infiltrated by undercover cops and threatened by strain from within, the Thinkers’ Club doesn’t have it easy. But simply by debating racial authenticity, street justice, and the possibility of mutual understanding, Socrates and his unlikely crew actually begin to make a difference.

The Right Mistake is Walter Mosley at his most incisive. At once an affectionate and coruscating portrait of ghetto life, it abides the possibility of personal redemption and even, with great struggle, social change.

ISBN: 9780465018529
Publisher: Civitas Book Publisher
Pub Date: 09/2009
Format: Paperback
Weight: 0.50lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.58w x 0.60d

Additional information

Weight 0.50 lbs
Dimensions 8.20 × 5.58 × 0.60 in
format

Paperback