Another similar character is Larry “Lonesome” Rhodes in the 1957 film A Face in the Crowd.
The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore Two men with the same name, one in prison, one a Rhodes Scholar.
Sales soar, and Rhodes is rocketed toward a political career before his hypocrisy and unrestrained appetites derail him.
Greek island, one of the Dodecanese, from Greek Rhodos, perhaps from rhodon "rose," or rhoia "pomegranate," but "more likely" [Room] from a pre-Greek name, from Phoenician erod "snake," for the serpents which were said to have anciently infested the island.
a rose, an island to the south of the western extremity of Asia Minor, between Coos and Patara, about 46 miles long and 18 miles broad. Here the apostle probably landed on his way from Greece to Syria (Acts 21:1), on returning from his third missionary journey.