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The Resource Devil in a blue dress, Walter Mosley

Devil in a blue dress, Walter Mosley

Label
Devil in a blue dress
Title
Devil in a blue dress
Statement of responsibility
Walter Mosley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
1948, Los Angeles: The mortgage payment's coming due, so Easy Rawlins accepts the assignment of finding Daphne Monet, a blonde torch singer with a penchant for jazz and criminal black consorts. In his search through a sleazy, fearful city, he is lucky to be under the protection of the murderous Mouse who wants a piece of the action.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • John Creasey Memorial Award (Best First Crime Novel), 1991.
  • Shamus Award for Best First P.I. Novel, 1991.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
046384
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mosley, Walter
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Easy Rawlins mysteries
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American men
  • Organized crime
  • Rawlins, Easy (Fictitious character)
  • Working class African Americans
  • African American World War II veterans
  • Missing women
  • Missing persons investigation
  • Gangsters
  • Political corruption
  • Race relations
  • Private investigators
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Watts, Los Angeles, California
Target audience
adult
Label
Devil in a blue dress, Walter Mosley
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm20562157
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
219 p.
Isbn
9780393028546
Lccn
89025503
System control number
(Sirsi) AAX-2423
Label
Devil in a blue dress, Walter Mosley
Publication
Control code
ocm20562157
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
219 p.
Isbn
9780393028546
Lccn
89025503
System control number
(Sirsi) AAX-2423

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