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Walter Mosley

The Awkward Black Man

€13,95

The Awkward Black Man collects seventeen of Mosley's most accomplished short stories to showcase the full range of his remarkable talent. Mosley presents distinct characters as they struggle to move through the world in each of these stories?heroes who are awkward, nerdy, self-defeating, self-involved, and, on the whole, odd.

He overturns the stereotypes that corral black male characters and paints a subtle, powerful portrait of each of these unique individuals. In "The Good News Is," a man's insecurity about his weight gives way to a serious illness and the intense loneliness that accompanies it. Deeply vulnerable, he allows himself to be taken advantage of in return for a little human comfort in a raw display of true need.

 


Format: Paperback
Published: UK, 2022
Publisher: Orion Publishing
Pages: 336
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781474623643
ISBN 10: 1474623646

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The Awkward Black Man

€13,95