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Devil in a Blue Dress (Mass Market Paperback)

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By Walter Mosley, Kevin Ryan (Editor)
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Thirty years ago, Walter Mosley busted open the LA noir crime novel, taking us to the backroom gin joints that Chandler never could. His laid-off worker turned detective, Easy Rawlins, has to navigate the racist seamier underside of the seamy underside of Los Angeles that most fictional gumshoes tread. It's a smoke-filled, bourbon-soaked, jazz-fueled and intensely atmospheric trek through the Harlem of the West Coast, expanding the idea of what LA noir could mean. Still one of the best detective novels I’ve read.

— Dave

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Product Details
ISBN: 9780671511425
Publisher: Pocket Books
Publication Date: October 1st, 1995
Pages: 240
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Created At: 8/13/2014 05:34am
Last Updated At: 11/30/2019 11:55am
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