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The Resource Devil in a blue dress : featuring an original easy rawlins short story, Walter Mosley, (electronic resource)

Devil in a blue dress : featuring an original easy rawlins short story, Walter Mosley, (electronic resource)

Label
Devil in a blue dress : featuring an original easy rawlins short story
Title
Devil in a blue dress
Title remainder
featuring an original easy rawlins short story
Statement of responsibility
Walter Mosley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Devil in a Blue Dress, a defining novel in Walter Mosley's bestselling Easy Rawlins mystery series, was adapted into a TriStar Pictures film starring Denzel Washington as Easy Rawlins and Don Cheadle as Mouse. Set in the late 1940s, in the African-American community of Watts, Los Angeles, Devil in a Blue Dress follows Easy Rawlins, a black war veteran just fired from his job at a defense plant. Easy is drinking in a friend's bar, wondering how he'll meet his mortgage, when a white man in a linen suit walks in, offering good money if Easy will simply locate Miss Daphne Monet, a blonde beauty known to frequent black jazz clubs
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.
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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
RECBK
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
unknown
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Easy Rawlins mysteries
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
Label
Devil in a blue dress : featuring an original easy rawlins short story, Walter Mosley, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=4BDC8EB7-C2F5-4DB4-9ACF-B80AF47E89AF
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn893127493
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781451612486
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
EB00562849
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
4BDC8EB7-C2F5-4DB4-9ACF-B80AF47E89AF
System control number
(OCoLC)893127493
Label
Devil in a blue dress : featuring an original easy rawlins short story, Walter Mosley, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=4BDC8EB7-C2F5-4DB4-9ACF-B80AF47E89AF
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn893127493
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781451612486
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
EB00562849
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
4BDC8EB7-C2F5-4DB4-9ACF-B80AF47E89AF
System control number
(OCoLC)893127493

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