Gone Fishin': An Easy Rawlins Novel
The setting: Houston, 1939. Easy and Mouse are young men just setting out in life. Easy has yet to develop his skill for unraveling the secrets of others, and Mouse has yet to kill his first man. All will soon change. Easy and Mouse come of age in Gone Fishin' as they are compelled to examine their friendship and other relationships that have shaped their lives. Both young men take a closer look at their love and memories of their mothers and are forced to deal with the fathers in their lives - Easy yearning for the one he hardly knew, Mouse vengeful over the one he was left. Out of these memories and interactions, each must somehow forge his own sense of manhood.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - laytonwoman3rd - LibraryThing
This is a prequel to the Easy Rawlins series, in which we meet Easy and his friend Mouse as quite young men. Mouse, about to be married to Etta Mae, recruits Easy to drive him back to his home turf in ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - johnwbeha - LibraryThing
I've got a pile of Walter Mosley's books to work through and although I had read a couple of the stand-alone books and one Easy Rawlins before this, this took me back to the beginning. If we were ... Read full review