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A Red Death ***Inscribed***

Walter Mosley

Published by W. W. Norton, NY, 1991
ISBN 10: 0393029980 / ISBN 13: 9780393029987
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Title: A Red Death ***Inscribed***

Publisher: W. W. Norton, NY

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: John Jinks

Book Condition: Near Fine +

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed / Inscribed by Author on Full Title Page

Edition: 1st. Edition, 1st. Printing.

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First Edition, First Printing with full number line. In first state dust jacket with $18.95 price on front flap. Signed and inscribed, "For John Walter Mosley" on the FULL title page. Unread Near Fine Plus book with upper front cover corner lightly bumped and bruising to spine ends in a Near Fine dust jacket. NO remainder mark, NO previous owner markings or inscriptions, NOT price clipped, NOT a Book Club Edition, NOT an Ex-Lib. Dust jacket covered in Mylar wrapper. All our books are bubble wrapped and shipped in a sturdy box. Bookseller Inventory # 001880

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It's 1953 in Red-baiting, blacklisting Los Angeles, a moral tar pit ready to swallow "Easy Rawlins."

Easy is out of " the hurting business" and into the housing (and the favor) business when a racist IRS agent nails him for tax evasion. FBI Special Agent Darryl T. Craxton offers to bail him out if he agrees to infiltrate the First African Baptist Church and spy on alleged communist union organizer Chaim Wenzler. That's when the murders begin...

About the Author: Walter Mosley is the author of four previous mystery novels in the Easy Rawlins series: Devil in a Blue Dress (basis for the acclaimed film starring Denzel Washington), A Red Death, White Butterfly, and Black Betty, a New York Times bestseller. In August 1995 he published his first non-genre novel, RL's Dream, to widespread praise. Mosley is the current president of the Mystery Writers of America, a member of the executive board of the PEN American Center and founder of its Open Book Committee, and is on the board of directors of the National Book Awards. His novels are now published in eighteen countries. He is at work on a book featuring a new character, a philosophical and tough ex-convict named Socrates Fortlow; sections have already appeared in Esquire and GQ. A native of Los Angeles, Mosley lives in New York City.

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