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Devils & blue dresses
|LC Classifications||ML420.R983 A3 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 263 p.|
|Number of Pages||263|
|ISBN 10||1935270141, 193527001X|
|ISBN 10||9781935270140, 9781935270010|
Directed by Carl Franklin. With Denzel Washington, Tom Sizemore, Jennifer Beals, Don Cheadle. An African-American man is hired to find a woman, and gets mixed up in a murderous political scandal. The Devil in the Blue Dress is a noir tale full of racial and sexual tensions set in the post-war Los Angeles. The strengths of the novel are the characterisation, contextualisation, and sense of place and time. Easy Rawlins is an interesting lead character: a man who wants to pull himself up into the middle class but finds himself scrabbling Reviews:
Devil in a Blue Dress Despite rave reviews as one of the most stylish and intelligent detective pictures in a number of years, this adaptation of Walter Mosley's novel never found a mass audience. Discussion of themes and motifs in Walter Mosley's Devil in a Blue Dress. eNotes critical analyses help you gain a deeper understanding of Devil in a Blue Dress so you can excel on your essay or test.
Devil with a Blue Dress On Lyrics: Devil with the blue dress, blue dress, blue dress / Devil with the blue dress on / Devil with the blue dress, blue dress, blue. Get this from a library! Devil in a blue dress. [Walter Mosley] -- Private detective Easy Rawlins looks for a gangster's girlfriend in s L.A.
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Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Winner of gold medals at the IPPY, and the National Indie Exce /5. Devil in a Blue Dress Walter Mosley, Author W. Norton & Company $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Mysterious Book Club and QPB selections. (July). 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).
Sometimes I'll choose a book just because I think that I should at least read something by a particular author--expand my horizons a bit, as it were.
Walter Mosley is one of those authors on my list and so when Devil in a Blue Dress appeared in the sale pile, I took the chance. Backlist A Thon: Book with Blue on the cover I absolutely loved this book. Devil In A Blue Dress is a noir classic. A man down on his luck. A beautiful & mysterious woman.
Gangsters Politicians. And Los Angeles in the 's. Devil In A Blue Dress has everything you could ever want in a noir. This book /5(K). Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley takes place in Los Angeles following World War II. The main character, Easy Rawlins, has just been fired from his job at an airplane manufacturing plant.
Feeling squeezed financially and afraid to forfeit his humble home, Easy agrees to work for an unsavory white man named DeWitt Albright. The major themes of race and war come up in Mosley's first two short chapters of Devil in a Blue Dress.
The book's first sentence sets racial tensions in play. The novel is set in post-World-War-II Los Angeles, before the Civil Rights Movement, so Mosley includes markers of. Walter Mosley was born in Los Angeles, California on Janu He graduated from Johnson State College in Vermont.
His first book, Devil in a Blue Dress, was published inwon a John Creasy Award for best first novel, and was made into a motion picture starring Denzel Washington in 5/5(2). 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.
Although he's the hero of a detective novel, Easy is no detective: his preferred method. Devil in a Blue Dress is a 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. Plot.
Set inthe story begins in the Watts area. Complete summary of Walter Mosley's Devil in a Blue Dress. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Devil in a Blue Dress.
A black World War II veteran turns to the dangerous. In Walter Mosley’s book, “Devil in a Blue Dress,” and the movie of the same name share some similar literary elements.
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Complicated By Color; The Representation of Femininity and Class in Walter Mosley's Devil in a Blue. And after all these years he's memorialized many of those things he's seen in his recent award winning book, Devils In Blue Dresses: My Wild Ride As. Devil in a Blue Dress Rhetorical Analysis Novel vs.
Film Essay Words | 10 Pages. Devil in a Blue Dress: Novel vs. Film The hardboiled mystery novel, Devil in a Blue Dress, by Walter Mosley was first published in and was acknowledged by former U.S.
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Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley is the 1st book in the famed Easy Rawlins series. Since his introduction inEasy Rawlins has been the star of more than a dozen novels by MWA grandmaster Walter his debut outing, Devil In A Blue Dress, Rawlins arrives fully formed.
At its heart, Devil is a classic find-the-girl mystery. What sets it apart, and what garnered Mosley the. Book Review: Devils & Blue Dresses: My Wild Ride as a Rock and Roll Legend by Mitch Ryder. By Wesley Britton. Get this from a library!
Devils & blue dresses. [Mitch Ryder] -- "A gifted writer with an original voice, Mitch Ryder first gained fame as the leader of the iconic rock group Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels.
With hits such as "Devil With a Blue Dress On / Good.In early sections of Devils & Blue Dresses, Ryder describes many of his actions as being based on low self-esteem and cowardice.
Neither of these terms can describe a book that holds nothing back and frequently points out that the music of Mitch Ryder deserves wider appreciation and credit for opening the way for the likes of Bob Seger, John.Walter Mosley is the author of over twenty critically acclaimed books and his work has been translated into twenty-one languages.
His popular mystery series featuring Easy Rawlins began with Devil in a Blue Dress inwhich was later made into a film starring Denzel Washington.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, he now lives in New s: 1.