New York TimesBestseller"Engaging." --Publishers Weekly, starred review
Master storyteller Walter Mosley deftly mixes speculative and historical fiction in this daringNew York Timesbestselling novel, reminiscent of Colson Whitehead'sThe Underground Railroad.
47 is a young slave boy living under the watchful eye of a brutal slave master. His life seems doomed until he meets a mysterious runaway slave, Tall John. 47 finds himself swept up in a struggle for his own liberation.