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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GONE FISHIN'User Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Fans of Easy Rawlins who worry that he's been growing old too fast—Mosley's five novels from Devil in a Blue Dress (1990) to A Little Yellow Dog (p. 565) have carried him from 1948 to 1963—will be ... Read full review
Gone Fishin (Easy Rawlins Mysteries)User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Mosley's acclaimed creation Easy Rawlins (e.g., A Red Death, Audio Reviews, LJ 10/1/94) here remembers an adventure from when he was 19. He agrees to drive his dangerous and disreputable friend Mouse ... Read full review