In his first book for young adults, best-selling author Walter Mosley deftly weaves historical and speculative fiction into a powerful narrative about the nature of freedom.
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 run-away slave, Tall John. Then 47 finds himself swept up in a struggle for his own liberation.
Deeply compelling, 47 is a rewarding narrative that will introduce a new generation of listeners to one of the most important writers in America.
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Poignant, powerful tale, richly narrated
Interesting twist on Slavery
- Scott "Don't you just love a great story well told?"