47 by Walter Mosley


byWalter Mosley

Paperback | November 1, 2006

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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.

About The Author

Walter Mosley is the author of the acclaimed Easy Rawlins and Fearless Jones series of mysteries, as well as numerous other works of fiction and nonfiction. He has won the Anisfield-Wolf award, a Grammy Award, and in 2004 received a PEN USA lifetime achievement award. He was born inLos Angelesand lives inNew York.
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Title:47Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 7.5 × 5 × 0.62 inPublished:November 1, 2006Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316016357

ISBN - 13:9780316016353

Appropriate for ages: 12

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