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Devil in a blue dress

by Walter Mosley

  • 256 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Los Angeles (Calif.),
  • California,
  • Los Angeles
    • Subjects:
    • Rawlins, Easy (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
    • Private investigators -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction,
    • African American men -- Fiction,
    • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWalter Mosley.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3563.O88456 D48 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination219 p. ;
      Number of Pages219
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2203684M
      ISBN 100393028542
      LC Control Number89025503

      With the debut of self-styled sleuth Easy Rawlins in Devil in A Blue Dress, Walter Mosley has fashioned a determined survivor. Easy's life is anything but, as each hazy post -World War 2 L.A. day brings a new wave of brutal physical and psychological challenges the likes of which are seldom approached on the other side of the tracks in Raymond Chandler's by: Devil in a Blue Dress () Plot. Showing all 2 items Jump to: Summaries (2) Summaries. An African-American man is hired to find a woman, and gets mixed up in a murderous political scandal. —Kenneth.

      A theatrical battle over exactly how it all went down, DEVIL WITH THE BLUE DRESS asks who were the heroes and villains, and why, twenty years later, we're only beginning to grapple with one of the most challenging questions in American political history: How do we respond to women seeking power, and the men who misuse it?   29 March - 28 April Tuesday - Saturday at pm Saturday at 3pm, Sunday at 5pm Previews 29 - 31 March, and 3 April

      This Study Guide consists of approximately 37 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Devil in a Blue Dress. "I always tried to speak proper English in my life, the kind of English they taught in school, but I found.   That said, Devil in Blue Dress is far from an average celluloid noir offering. Adapted for screen and directed by Carl Franklin from Walter Mosley’s neo-noir novel, Devil in a Blue Dress layers a standard noir plot – PI charged with finding beautiful but elusive dame – with historical, political, social, and ethnic themes.


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Easy is /5(). 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 s, 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/5(34).

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The book is Mosley’s first novel, as well as the first in a series featuring fictional detective Easy Rawlins. Directed by Carl Franklin. With Denzel Washington, Tom Sizemore, Jennifer Beals, Don Cheadle.

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Raymond Chandler meets Richard Wright in this not-quite-successful first novel set in L.A. Here, low-key black detective Easy Rawlins, fired from his job at a defense plant, agrees to locate femme fatale Daphne Monet for white gangster DeWitt Albright—and of course Finds more than he bargained for.

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Drinking in a friend's bar, he wonders how to meet his mortgage when a white man in a linen suit walks in, offering good money if Easy will locate Miss .The book was adapted into a film of the same name, which starred Denzel Washington as Easy Rawlins, and also featured Jennifer Beals, Tom Sizemore, Maury Chaykin, and Don Cheadle as the unhinged "Mouse".

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