Lost in the City: Stories - Young Lions Summary & Analysis

Edward P. Jones
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Young Lions Summary

Caesar Matthews is a twenty-four-year-old criminal. He commits murder eight months previous to the opening of the story and he always carries a gun. He lives with Carol, a woman who picked him up at a dance club. Caesar views Carol as a resource and a sexual object, but Carol appears to have deeper feelings for Caesar. Caesar occasionally works as a bartender for Manny Soto, a local fence and widely known criminal figure. Manny always chuckles when he talks, as if everything is a joke to him. Caesar had been recruited to the world of crime as a teenager by Sherman Wheeler, an older man who took Caesar off the streets and taught him how to work confidence games and burglaries. Sherman used to live in an apartment building with Sandra Wallington, who lived a few doors down with their...

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