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The author of 30 critically acclaimed works, Walter Mosley has had his novels translated into 23 languages.

The Tempest Tales, an Essence Book Club Recommended Read, features Tempest Landry, a black man shot down by an over-eager cop. But that's not the end of the line for Tempest. Unwilling to accept St. Peter's judgment that he spend eternity in Hell, Tempest is sent back to Harlem - guardian angel in tow - to make things right.

©2008 Walter Mosley (P)2008 Recorded Books,LLC

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  • Kristina
  • philadelphia, PA, USA
  • 03-06-09

Another Great Creation

Another great creation from Walter Mosley. I have seen movies and read many books on peoples account about the after life this was the best. Great novel. I even read the book while it was playing.

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Worth every second

Great listen. Could not tear away from the story and the narration. Truly a philosophical masterpiece in words and images.