Blood grove / Walter Mosley.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Roseau Public Library||MOS (Text)||35500006441370||New||Checked out||04/23/2021|
|Thief River Falls Public Library||MOS (Text)||35500006441362||New||Checked out||04/15/2021|
|Detroit Lakes Public Library||M MOS (Text)||33500013344494||New||Checked out||04/28/2021|
|Mahnomen Public Library||M MOS (Text)||33500013344502||New||Checked out||04/23/2021|
- ISBN: 9780316491181
- ISBN: 0316491187
- Physical Description: 307 pages ; 25 cm.
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Mulholland Books, Little, Brown and Company, 2021.
- Copyright: ℗♭2021
After being approached by a shell-shocked Vietnam War veteran who claims to have gotten into a fight protecting a white woman from a black man, Easy embarks on an investigation that takes him from mountaintops to the desert, through South Central and into sex clubs and the homes of the fabulously wealthy, facing hippies, the mob, and old friends perhaps more dangerous than anyone else.
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 October #2
It's been four years since Mosley's last Easy Rawlins novel (Charcoal Joe), whetting appetites for another installment in this long-running and much-loved series. It's 1969 this timeâafter beginning in the late 1940s, the series has taken residence amid the clamor of the late-sixties cultural revolutionâand Rawlins, a WWII vet, is drawn into a case by a white Vietnam vet who believes he may have killed a Black man who appeared to be assaulting a white woman. When Rawlins returns to the scene, there is no sign of a struggle, and the apparent victim has vanished. Quickly, the case becomes about much more than helping a fellow vet. In America, Rawlins observes, everything is about either race or money, and so it is here, with a stolen $300,000 serving as the story's MacGuffin, and the ever-present hostility Rawlins encounters as a Black investigator interacting with white people (especially cops) offering every bit as much of a threat as the mobsters after the money. As always, Easy's finely calibrated understanding of and commentary on the social and racial climate around him gives the novel its defining texture and power.HIGH-DEMAND BACKSTORY: A new Easy Rawlins novel is always big news in crime-fiction circles, and this fifteenth entry in the series does not disappoint. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.
Walter Mosley is one of America's most celebrated and beloved writers. A Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America, he has won numerous awards, including the Anisfield-Wolf Award, a Grammy, a PEN USA's Lifetime Achievement Award, and several NAACP Image Awards. His books have been translated into more than twenty languages. His short fiction has appeared in a wide array of publications, including The New Yorker, GQ, Esquire, Los Angeles Times Magazine, and Playboy, and his nonfiction has been published in The New York Times Book Review, The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, and The Nation. He is the author of, most recently, Down the River unto the Sea. He lives in New York City.
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