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Devil in a blue dress an Easy Rawlins mystery by Walter Mosley

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Published by Washington Square Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Los Angeles (Calif.),
  • California,
  • Los Angeles


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

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWalter Mosley.
ContributionsMosley, Walter.
LC ClassificationsPS3563.O88456 D48 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination263 p. ;
Number of Pages263
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3700987M
ISBN 100743451791
LC Control Number2003267001

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