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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (428 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Walter Mosley Narrator: Ty Jones Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The author of 30 critically acclaimed works, Walter Mosley has had his novels translated into 23 languages.

The Tempest Tales, an Essence Book Club Recommended Read, features Tempest Landry, a black man shot down by an over-eager cop. But that's not the end of the line for Tempest. Unwilling to accept St. Peter's judgment that he spend eternity in Hell, Tempest is sent back to Harlem - guardian angel in tow - to make things right. Download and start listening now!


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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Anjanette | 2/13/2014

    " Beautiful piece of prose that had me really examining some my unargued ideas about Heaven and Hell. the main characters Tempest and Mr. Angel are an awesome team whose dialect and banter kept me intrigued til the last page....definitely hoping to here from them again. All in all, an great read twice over!! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Sharon | 2/2/2014

    " He don't want to go to hell, so his fight to saty on earth or go to heaven thats what is going on in tempset landry life. And the fight is on when he gets killed by accident. Very good read "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Kristi | 1/30/2014

    " The Tempest Tales by Walter Mosley was a fast read that leaves you with much to think on. There are strong themes of religion and questioning of it in this book. Tempest Landry is walking home one night when police mistake him for a thief and shoot him. When he dies and stands before St. Peter and hears the list of sins and the pronouncement that he's being sent to hel, however, he denies his sin and that he should go to hell. This actually puts heaven in a predicament because apparently Tempest has the power to destroy heaven with a word. So, they send him back to earth with Joshua Angel, an accounting angel, to try and convince Tempest to accept his sin and be sent to hell. It's not an easy job. This is a fun read with lots of interesting moral quandries to ponder. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Gail | 1/24/2014

    " This months bookclub book. "

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