Set in the late 1940s, 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. Easy is drinking in a friend's bar, wondering how he'll meet his mortgage, when a white man in a linen suit walks in, offering good money if Easy will simply locate Miss Daphne Monet, a blonde beauty known to frequent black jazz clubs.
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Age Range: NA - NA years
Grade Level: NA - NA
Paperback: 272 Pages
Product Dimension (L x W x H): 21.13 x 13.51 x 1.83 CM
Shipping Weight: 0.24 Kg