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Paperback John Woman Book

ISBN: 0802129684

ISBN13: 9780802129680

John Woman

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A convention-defying novel by bestselling writer Walter Mosley, John Woman recounts the transformation of an unassuming boy named Cornelius Jones into John Woman, an unconventional history professor--while the legacy of a hideous crime lurks in the shadows. At twelve years old, Cornelius, the son of an Italian-American woman and an older black man from Mississippi named Herman, secretly takes over his father's job at a silent film theater in New York's...

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Brilliant Author

Abandonment, Control, deceit, lies, judgment, manipulation, and power. Mosley brilliantly capture the characters emotions integrated them all in this novel. A skilled writer who challenge your intellect while offering entertainment. He offers his reader an opportunity to explore critical thinking while delivering underlying messages. You will be drawn into the character of John Woman (CC) as he unpacks his students idealism of history. Bravo Mr Mosley a book that deserves a second read!!
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