Fortunate Son

Fortunate Son

Book - 2006
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Stepbrothers Tommy and Eric are split apart by tragedy and forced to make their separate ways in the world. Tommy, a crippled African American boy, turns to the streets while Eric sails through life and everything comes easily to him. Eventually, the two boys are reunited and have to draw on their own strengths to save themselves from threatening forces.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2006
ISBN: 9780316114714
Characteristics: 313 p


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Feb 01, 2014

This reads like a fable, with a simple delivery and clear language. Most of the characters are archetypal. I tend to prefer complex characters and lots of detail, but I found this book and its concept refreshing and provided great material for thought. I recommend it.

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