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The awkward black man : stories / Walter Mosley.

Mosley, Walter, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780802149565
  • ISBN: 0802149561
  • Physical Description: 328 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Grove Press, an imprint of Grove Atlantic, 2020.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
The good news is -- Pet fly -- Almost Alyce -- Starting over -- Leading from the affair -- Cut, cut, cut -- Between storms -- The black woman in the Chinese hat -- Local hero -- Otis -- Showdown on the Hudson -- Breath -- Reply to a dead man -- The letter -- Haunted -- The sin of dreams -- An unlikely series of conversations.
Summary, etc.:
"Bestselling author Walter Mosley has proven himself a master of narrative tension, both with his extraordinary fiction and gripping writing for television. The Awkward Black Man collects seventeen of Mosley's most accomplished short stories to display 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."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: African American men > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Interpersonal communication > Fiction.
FICTION / Short Stories (single author)
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / African American / General.
Short stories.
Genre: Short stories.
Short stories.
Short stories.