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Black Betty

Mosley, Walter

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ISBN 10: 0393036448 / ISBN 13: 9780393036442
Published by Norton, New York, 1994
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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In a clear protective Brodart mylar cover. Walter Mosley's fouth novel takes place in 1961. Easy is hired to track down Elizabeth Eady, the 'Black Betty' of the title who's left a trail of chaos and mayhem in her wake. Another excellent novel from this gifted writer. Light wear to one corner, a touch of rubbing to rear flap. Bookseller Inventory # 1001550

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Title: Black Betty

Publisher: Norton, New York

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition

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Detective Easy Rawlins returns in a mystery set in 1961 Los Angeles as Easy accepts a job searching for a beautiful woman nicknamed ""Black Betty,"" who works as a housekeeper in Beverly Hills. 75,000 first printing. Major ad/promo. Tour.

About the Author:

Walter Mosley is the author of the acclaimed Easy Rawlins series of mysteries, and the novels Blue Light, RL's Dream, Futureland and Fearless Jones, as well as two collections of stories featuring Socrates Fortlow - Walkin' the Dog and Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned for which he received the Anisfield-Wold award. He was born in Los Angeles and lives in New York.

 Stanley Bennett Clay has received three NAACP Theatre Awards for writing, directing, and co-producing the critically acclaimed play Ritual, as well as a Pan African Film Festival Jury Award for the film adaptation. Clay has also narrated three titles written by Walter Mosley and published by Macmillan Audio – Black Betty, A Red Death, and White Butterfly.  His television credits include appearances on Cheers, The Wanda Sykes Show, and M*A*S*H

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