Walter Mosley | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Walter Mosley.
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SOURCE: Simmons, Judy. “An African American Guide to World Citizenship.” Black Issues Book Review 5, no. 3 (May-June 2003): 64.

In the following review, Simmons applauds Mosley's depictions of unity within the African American family in What Next: A Memoir toward World Peace.

The collective African American experience has evolved “a singular perspective on the qualities of revenge, security, and peace,” Mosley writes in this primer for post-9/11 geopolitics [What Next: A Memoir toward World Peace]. Our blood knowledge of the U.S.'s “rapacious capitalist interests” isn't exclusive, of course; but it is deeply personal in ways many other people don't acknowledge. Mosley's benchmark is the awareness that dawned on his late father, LeRoy Mosley, as a World War II soldier. Once this black member of the “greatest” generation learned under fire that he was an American with as much on the line as any white man over there, he accepted...

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