Devil in a Blue Dress (30Th Anniversary Edition), 1

Devil in a Blue Dress (30Th Anniversary Edition), 1 An Easy Rawlins Novel - Easy Rawlins Mystery

Reissue ed.

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Synopsis

The first novel by "master of mystery" (The New York Times) Walter Mosley, featuring Easy Rawlins, the most iconic African American detective in all of fiction. Named one of the "best 100 mystery novels of all time" by the Mystery Writers of America, this special thirtieth anniversary edition features an all new introduction from the author.

The year is 1948, the town is Los Angeles.

Easy Rawlins, a black war veteran, has just been fired from his job at a defense factory plant. Drinking in his friend's bar, he's wondering how he'll manage to make ends meet, when a white man in a linen suit approaches him and offers him good money if Easy will simply locate Miss Daphne Money, a missing blonde beauty known to frequent black jazz clubs.

Easy has no idea that by taking this job, his life is about to change forever.

"More than simply a detective novel...[Mosley is] a talented author with something vital to say about the distance between the black and white worlds, and with a dramatic way to say it" (The New York Times).

Book information

ISBN: 9781982150341
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Imprint: Washington Square Press
Pub date:
Edition: Reissue ed.
DEWEY: FIC
Language: English
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 181g
Height: 208mm
Width: 132mm
Spine width: 18mm