Fortunate Son

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Center Point Pub., 2006 - Fiction - 351 pages
15 Reviews
When tragedy rips their makeshift family apart, the lives of these boys diverge dramatically. Eric who has everything, trusts nothing. And Tommy, motherless, poor and ill, feels lucky every day of his life.

In a riveting story of modern-day resilience and redemption, the two boys confront separate challenges, and when circumstances reunite them years later, they draw on their extraordinary natures to confront a common enemy.

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User Review  - davidpwithun - LibraryThing

Not a bad book, but I wouldn't recommend it unless a reader is already familiar with some of Walter Mosley's other books, as he's got many much better better writings out there. Both the plot and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Audrey - Goodreads

Enjoyed it. Interesting pacing, interesting premise. Really felt as if I got inside the lives of these two unusual brothers. Read full review

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Walter Mosley was born in Los Angeles, California on January 12, 1952. He graduated from Johnson State College in Vermont. His first book, Devil in a Blue Dress, was published in 1990, won a John Creasy Award for best first novel, and was made into a motion picture starring Denzel Washington in 1995. He is the author of the Easy Rawlins Mystery series, the Leonid McGill Mystery series, and the Fearless Jones series. His other works include Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned, 47, Last Days of Ptolemy Grey, and Twelve Steps toward Political Revelation. He has received numerous awards, including an O. Henry Award, the Carl Brandon Society Parallax Award, and PEN America's Lifetime Achievement Award.

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