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By Walter Mosley

Living in south valuable L.A., Socrates Fortlow is a sixty-year-old ex-convict nonetheless robust adequate to kill males together with his naked fingers. packed with profound guilt approximately his personal crimes and disheartened via the chaos of the streets, Socrates calls jointly area people of all races and social stations and starts to behavior a Thinkers' membership, the place all can speak about life's unanswerable questions.

Infiltrated through undercover law enforcement officials and threatened via pressure from inside of, the Thinkers' membership does not have it effortless. yet just by debating racial authenticity, highway justice, and the potential for mutual realizing, Socrates and his not likely workforce truly start to make a difference.

The correct Mistake is Walter Mosley at his such a lot incisive. right away an affectionate and coruscating portrait of ghetto lifestyles, it abides the potential for own redemption or even, with nice fight, social change.

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