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Mosley, Walter

Summary: 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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books, Little, Brown and Company 2021

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Mosley, Walter

Summary: Joe King Oliver was one of the NYPD's finest investigators, until, dispatched to arrest a well-heeled car thief, he is framed for assault by his enemies within the NYPD, a charge which lands him in solitary at Rikers Island. A decade later, King is a private detective, running his agency with the help of his teenage daughter, Aja-Denise. Broken by the brutality he suffered and committed in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mullholland Books, Little, Brown and Company 2018

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Mosley, Walter

Summary: At twelve years old, Cornelius, the son of an Italian-American woman and an older black man from Mississippi named Herman, secretly takes over his father's job at a silent film theater in New York's East Village. Five years later, as Herman lives out his last days, he shares his wisdom with his son, explaining that the person who controls the narrative of history controls their own fate. After...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press, an imprint of Grove Atlantic 2018

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Mosley, Walter

Summary: At twelve years old, Cornelius secretly takes over his father's job at a silent film theater in New York's East Village. After his father dies and his mother disappears, Cornelius sets about reinventing himself--as Professor John Woman, a man who will spread his father's teachings into the classrooms of his unorthodox southwestern university and beyond. But there are other individuals who are...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Mosley, Walter

Summary: Leonid McGill's spent a lifetime building his reputation as a private investigator in New York. His seemingly infallible instincts and inside knowledge of the crime world make him the ideal man to help when Phillip "Catfish" Worry comes knocking. Catfish is a ninety-four-year-old Mississippi blues-man who needs Leonid's help with a simple task: deliver a letter revealing the black lineage of a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books, Little, Brown and Company 2020

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Mosley, Walter.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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Mosley, Walter.

Summary: A beautiful young woman walks into PI Leonid McGill's office with a stack of cash. She's an artist, she tells Leonid, who's escaped poverty via marriage to a rich collector. A rich collector with two ex-wives whose deaths are shrouded in mystery. She says she fears for her life, and needs Leonid's help. Will sorting out the woman's crooked tale bring Leonid straight to death's door?

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2011

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Mosley, Walter

Summary: Ten years after serving time at Rikers Island for assault, Joe King Oliver, an ex-NYPD investigator working as a private detective, receives a note from a woman who admits she was paid to frame him, compelling him to find out who on the police force wanted him out. He also agrees to help a radical black journalist accused of killing two on-duty police officers who had been abusing their badges...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOS

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Mosley, Walter.

Summary: Ben Dibbuk has a good job, an accomplished wife, a bright college-age daughter, and a patient young mistress. Even as he goes through the motions of everyday life, however, inside he feels nothing. The explanation for this emotional void lies in the years he spent as a blacked-out drunk before pulling his life together--years in which he knows he committed acts he doesn't remember. Then a woman...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2008

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Mosley, Walter.

Summary: The arrival of his lowlife cousin, Ulysses S. "Useless" Grant, spells trouble for Paris Minton and his friend, Fearless Jones, as they become embroiled in a bizarre case involving mysterious women, desperate blackmail victims, cheating business partners,and murder.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

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Mosley, Walter.

Summary: Despite their differences Eric and Tommy are as close as two humans can be. After tragedy rips their makeshift family apart, the lives of these boys split. In a powerful story of modern-day resilience and redemption, Tommy and Eric forge their separate ways in the world, each confronting his own challenges.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Time Warner AudioBooks 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FICTION Mos

Mosley, Walter.

Summary: Ptolemy Grey is a 91-year-old man, suffering from dementia and living as a recluse in his Los Angeles apartment. Then Robyn Small, a 17-year-old family friend, appears and helps clean up his apartment and straighten out his life. A reinvigorated Ptolemy volunteers for an experimental medical program that restores his mind, and he uses his last days--shortened now by the medical experiment--to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2010

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Mosley, Walter.

Summary: Leonid McGill, a New York City private detective, tries to put his past behind him. But it's not that easy when someone like Tony "The Suit" Towers expects you to do a job; when an Albany PI hires you to track down four men known only by their youthful street names; and when your 16-year-old son, Twill, is getting in over his head with a suicidal girl.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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Mosley, Walter.

Summary: After serving nearly three decades in prison for his deadly crimes, Socrates returns to the streets of South Central L.A. to connect with old friends and encourage new ones to join him in his campaign to get to the heart of gang violence.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Civitas 2008

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Mosley, Walter.

Summary: A former black convict in Watts tries to go straight, holding a steady job, helping the town's youth and philosophizing with friends. But when a policeman starts raping and killing blacks, he turns vigilante.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1999

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Mosley, Walter.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Washington Square Press 2002

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Mosley, Walter

Summary: After serving time in Rikers Island solitary for assault, Joe King Oliver, who is an ex-NYPD investigator working as a private detective, receives a note from a woman who admits she was paid to frame him, compelling him to investigate.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MOS

Mosley, Walter

Summary: "A convention-defying novel by bestselling writer Walter Mosley, John Woman recounts the transformation of an unassuming boy named Cornelius Jones , the son of an Italian-American woman and an older black man from Mississippi, into John Woman, an unconventional history professor while the legacy of a hideous crime lurks in the shadows"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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Mosley, Walter.

Summary: Investigating the murder of a client he initially refused to help, Leonid navigates difficult personal elements in his own life while uncovering dark secrets about the victim's old-money family and its missing heiress.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2015

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Mosley, Walter.

Summary: Easy Rawlins, a private investigator in Vietnam-era Los Angeles, is in need of a source of quick money in order to secure a needed medical treatment for his daughter, so he agrees to take on what he knows is a shady case, trying to track down a storefront attorney who has disappeared along with a case of unspecified documents.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2005

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Mosley, Walter.

Summary: Easy Rawlins is in need of money for his daughter Feather's expensive medical treatment, so he agrees to find a missing attorney who seems to be more trouble than he's worth.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Time Warner Audiobooks 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M Mosle

Mosley, Walter.

Summary: When Cordell Carmel catches his longtime girlfriend with another man, the experience dissolves his calm, everyday existence into a thirst for revenge and a sexual odyssey in search of a new way of life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Pub. 2007

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Mosley, Walter.

Summary: Surviving a near-fatal car wreck and cruising the streets of the Sunset Strip during the heyday of the late 1960s, Easy Rawlins investigates the disappearance of a young African-American, a case that is complicated by Rawlins's changing perspectives.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2013

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Mosley, Walter.

Summary: Just after devastating riots tear through Los Angeles in 1965- when anger is high and fear still smolders everywhere-the police turn up at Easy Rawlins doorstep.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2004

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