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A little yellow dog: an Easy Rawlins mystery

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Thorndike Press,
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With each succeeding mystery featuring his reluctant detective (and natural-born existentialist) Easy Rawlins, Walter Mosley gains new fans and builds on what is now recognized as a permanent addition to American crime writing. His current book is A Little Yellow Dog--another instant classic of suspense, style, and shrewd social observation.It's 1964. Easy Rawlins has given up the street life that has brought him so much trouble and grief. He's taken on a job as supervising custodian of Sojourner Truth Junior High School in Watts. For two years he's been getting up early and going off to work. He wears nice clothes and puts all his energy-and love-into his job and his adopted children. Easy likes his new life, even though he feels empty and a little bored sometimes. But all that is about to change.Easy comes in early one morning to find one of the teachers already in her classroom. She has a dog with her and a story about a husband gone mad. Before Easy knows what's happening, the teacher is in his arms. Before the day is over the teacher is gone, leaving Easy with her dog, and the handsomest corpse Easy has ever seen is found in the school garden. That night a second corpse turns up.Easy may have left the streets but he hasn't been forgotten. The world is changing faster than he can keep up. The police believe that Easy is involved in the murders. Old enemies are waiting to get even. The principal of the school wants to fire him. His old friends aren't the same and his new friends might be his death. Easy wants back into his careful little life, but that door is closed. A murderer is running loose somewhere. And a little yellow dog plots revenge.
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Grouping Title little yellow dog an easy rawlins mystery
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subject_facet African American men -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction, Large print, Large type books, Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction, Mystery fiction, Rawlins, Easy (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, School custodians -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction
title_display A little yellow dog an Easy Rawlins mystery
title_full A little yellow dog [large print] : an Easy Rawlins mystery / Walter Mosley
title_short A little yellow dog
title_sub an Easy Rawlins mystery
topic_facet African American men, Large print, Large type books, Rawlins, Easy (Fictitious character), School custodians