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Walter mosley, writer: devil in a blue dress walter mosley was born on january 12, 1952 in los angeles, california, usa as walter ellis mosley he is a writer. Walter mosley is the author of over twenty critically acclaimed books and his work featuring easy rawlins began with devil in a blue dress in 1990, which was. Walter mosley is the author of more than 50 books, most notably 13 easy rawlins mysteries, the first of which, devil in a blue dress, was made. In little green, walter mosley's acclaimed detective easy rawlins returns from the brink of death to first easy rawlins mystery, devil in a blue dress—a combustible mixture of raymond chandler and —the new york times book review.
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Walter mosley is a bestselling author of fiction and nonfiction devil in a blue dress is mosley's first published book, the first of the 14 in devil in a blue dress mosley gives us a very intentional close examination of race. Devil in a blue dress is a 1990 hardboiled mystery novel by walter mosley, his first published book the text centers on the main character, ezekiel easy rawlins, and his transformation from a day laborer into a detective contents 1 plot 2 main characters 3 analysis 4 reception 5 adaptations. Walter mosley, a modern detective fiction writer, revolutionizes the classic texts of her essay “devil in a blue dress and cinnamon kiss: an exploration of.
Devil in a blue dress study guide contains a biography of walter mosley, literature major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. Devil in a blue dress honors the tradition of the classic american detective novel by bestowing on it a vivid social canvas user review - not available - book verdict walter mosley was born in los angeles, california on january 12, 1952. This jaunty crime novel, set in la in 1948, introduces ezekiel ``easy'' rawlins, a recently laid-off mechanic who is young, black and--but for the need to meet the. [APSNIP--]