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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
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Private detective Easy Rawlins looks for a gangster's girlfriend in 1940s L.A
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
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
An Easy Rawlins mystery
Series volume
1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rawlins, Easy (Fictitious character)
  • Private investigators
  • African American men
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • African American men
  • Private investigators
  • Rawlins, Easy (Fictitious character)
  • California
Target audience
adult
Label
Devil in a blue dress, Walter Mosley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm20562157
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
219 pages
Isbn
9780393028546
Lccn
89025503
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)20562157
Label
Devil in a blue dress, Walter Mosley
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm20562157
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
219 pages
Isbn
9780393028546
Lccn
89025503
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)20562157

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