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Devil in a Blue Dress



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Author
Mosley, Walter
Descriptors
African-American Authors
First Novels
Mystery
Mystery-African-Americans
Mystery-Amateur Sleuth
Mystery-Hard-boiled
Mystery-Historical, American
Mystery-Urban
Sleuth-Easy Rawlins
Location/Setting:
California
Los Angeles, California
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Summary
In the Los Angeles of 1948, Easy Rawlins, a black out-of-work war veteran, reluctantly agrees to search for a missing white woman and encounters violence and racism.
Critique
Spare, realistic language vividly portrays time and place. Unforgettable characters. One of the best hard-boiled mysteries.
ISBN
0393028542
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# of Pages
219
Published
1990
Formats
Reviewer's Initials: PB AR


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