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Robert Olen Butler

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While little is made of Tony's religious upbringing, Butler uses a mural of Moses descending from Mt. Sinai with the Ten Commandments in the New York Public Library and a street preacher's harangue to bring questions of morals and judgment to Tony's mind. A love child himself, Tony holds conflicting notions about casual sexual contacts. He loves his mother's memory, he understands the socioeconomic pressures that led her to prostitution, but still he...

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