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by M. E. Willis,Walter Mosley

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  • ISBN 1559277149
  • ISBN13 978-1559277143
  • Language English
  • Author M. E. Willis,Walter Mosley
  • Publisher Macmillan Audio; Unabridged edition (July 19, 2002)
  • Formats mobi lit doc azw
  • Category Fiction
  • Subcategory United States
  • Size ePub 1298 kb
  • Size Fb2 1327 kb
  • Rating: 4.5
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The long-anticipated sixth installment of the Easy Rawlins Mystery SeriesEasy Rawlins is out of the investigation business and as far away from crime as a black man can be in 1960s Los Angeles. But living around desperate men means life gets complicated sometimes. When an old friend gets in enough trouble to ask for Easy’s help, he finds he can’t refuse.Young Brawly Brown has traded in his family for The Clan of the First Men, a group rejecting white leadership, history, and laws—and they’re dangerous. Brown’s mom, Alva, needs to know her baby’s okay, and Easy promises to find him. His first day on the case, Easy gets harassed by the cops and comes face to face with a corpse. Before he knows it, he’s on a short list of murder suspects and in the middle of a frenzied police raid on a Clan of the First Men rally. The only thing he discovers about Brawly Brown is that he’s the kind of trouble most folks try to avoid. It takes everything Easy has just to stay alive as he explores a world filled with promises, betrayals, and predators like he never imagined.Bad Boy Brawly Brown is the masterful crime novel that Walter Mosley’s legions of fans have been waiting for. Written with the voice and vision that have made Walter Mosley one of the most important writers in America, this audiobook marks the return of a master at the top of his form.

The seventh Easy Rawlins book is a bitter-sweet read: Mouse is gone, and Easy is struggling with the absence . This particular title is especially mind opening.

The seventh Easy Rawlins book is a bitter-sweet read: Mouse is gone, and Easy is struggling with the absence, Jesus is growing into adulthood, with the difficult choices and misunderstood consequences young adults make and every parent worries over.

Bad Boy Brawly Brown. Easy Rawlins Mysteries (Volume 7). Walter Mosley; Read by . 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.

This particular title is especially mind opening

This particular title is especially mind opening. The action is set during the Watts "Riots" in LA, and the reader gets positioned inside the head of a very wise, politically hip, complex character--Easy Rawlins--who knows his way around town.

Bad Boy Brawley Brown. Easy Rawlins - 7 ). Walter Mosley. Devil In A Blue Dress. He was right about the banks to. .I used to be a lawyer when I lived in Georgia. But now I'm just another fella who does favors for friends, and for friends of friends. An Easy Rawlins Mystery. Printed in the United States of America. Devil in a blue dress, Walter Mosley. What kind of favors?" "I don't know, Easy.

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Bad Boy Brawly Brown book. Bad Boy Brawley Brown" is another Easy Rawlins mystery, this time set in 1964 . again with the Black experience around the time of the beginning of the Civil Rights movement. Walter Mosley weaves a fun, easy-to-read yarn involving the son of a friend, a spinoff of the Black Panthers and people who aren't really who they say they are. I.

Written by Walter Mosley, Audiobook narrated by M. E. Willis. Bad Boy Brawly Brown. Mirron Willis brings a book to life. Narrated by: M. Series: Easy Rawlins, Book 7. Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins. When the Thrill Is Gone.

12 I returned to the yellow sofa while Mercury perched on a tur-13 quoise hassock. 14 What you need, Easy? he asked. 15 In a roundabout way, I said. What you know about the. 16 houses they buildin’ down a couple of blocks from where John’s 17 lots are?. 18 Down where they got the pink flags hangin’ from the eaves?. 20 A man got shot down there last night. 22 Mercury shook his head. All I know is that the cops come down 23 and closed up any construction on that block

In "Bad Boy Brawly Brown" Mouse's spirit pervades nearly every page . Seen in this perspective, Mosley does not write mystery novels,he writes literature.

In "Bad Boy Brawly Brown" Mouse's spirit pervades nearly every page, certainly every chapter and, ultimately, Mr. Ezekiel Porterhouse Rawlins finds that, whether dead or alive, Mouse has given him the solution to the problem of Brawly Brown. I can't believe that I'm saying this: This book was worth every day I've waited for it over the past six years.

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The seventh Easy Rawlins book is a bitter-sweet read: Mouse is gone, and Easy is struggling with the absence, Jesus is growing into adulthood, with the difficult choices and misunderstood consequences young adults make and every parent worries over. In the midst of this personal turmoil, Easy agrees to take on what on the surface is a simple missing persons case: Easy's good friend John's step-son Brawly Brown had apparently fallen in with a bad crowd, and hadn't been heard from - would Easy find him and try to get him to return home? But Brawly Brown is a man-child - a mountain of a man with a quick temper and a naive view of the world. And 1964 Los Angeles was a world that was changing. Easy quickly finds himself pursuing Brawly's involvement with a Black Nationalist group, several murders, and an arms cache that has "violent insurrection" written all over it.

Mosley vividly captures the tension and anger of the 1960s and the growing divide between Rawlin's generation and the younger generation that Brawly Brown belongs to. The noir elements that I am drawn to are certainly present, although muted somewhat with the politics and the personal struggles Rawlins wrestles with. The evolution of the character - and his keeping with the times - is laudable and is why I will continue read his work. But there is a palpable hole in the story telling without Mouse.
Mosley couldn't write a bad book -- even at gunpoint. His characters are always very real, very rounded and three-dimensional. But the focus of the Easy Rawlins series is always on Easy: his ruminations, his regrets, his recollections. In this instance, it is his self-recrimination for his perceived part in the death of his lifelong friend Mouse. And it is with great relief, even joy, that he takes on the job of finding young Brawly Brown. The search is everything: it validates Easy's sense of self-worth; it allows him to draw upon a lifetime's hard-learned knowledge of how to navigate the byways in the white world. And since the year is 1964 and the world is on the cusp of improved racial parity, Easy is able to draw respect and fear, in equal measures, from both sides of the equation.
As is appropriate to a man of Easy's advancing years, the plot moves at a fairly leisurely pace. Easy has become a man of a certain wisdom, and he tracks Brawly and his associates with dogged, yet pleasurable, determination. It is a slow, steady journey with a satisfactory conclusion.
What matters in this book, almost as much as unearthing the truth about what Brawly is involved in, is the family that Easy has created, the children for whom he is responsible, and the woman of worldly wisdom he has come to love. It is wonderful to read about a man determined to see his children educated -- in whatever way is possible or viable -- so that their lives will be better than his own.
There remains the question: Is Mouse really dead?
A Mosley book is always worth reading; this one is no exception.
It is always such a joy to read Mosley. His prose literally flows like honey. In his latest, it's 1964 and Easy Rawlins is back. His old friend Mouse is dead, he smokes too much, can't run like he once could-- Easy always needs to make quick get-a-ways, as his readers will remember-- but he has a new, strong independent woman in his life. We are treated to a great plot as usual, and I suspect few people will figure out the ending. Mosley appears to know the city of Los Angeles, the setting of this novel, as well as he knew his buddy Mouse.
Mr. Mosley's usual trademarks are here: real flesh and blood characters that rise above those often found in mysteries and a convoluted plot with unexpected twists and turns. Certainly Mosley addresses the race issue. The LA Police Department doesn't come off very well-- and Mr. Mosley wrote this story before the latest scandal of California police officers caught on tape by an amateur photographer for all the world to see.
What I always like best about Mr. Mosley is that he can create a character or a scene with the fewest of words. For example, remember the ugly duckling from high school. "She was the kind of girl who would turn beautiful overnight." Or how about Mosley's description of factory workers that less talented writers would take paragraphs to describe: "They were citizens of a nation that had won the major wars of the century and now they were enjoying the fruits of the victors: mindless labor and enough of anything they wanted to buy."
My only gripe about this book is the dull, uninteresting cover. Certainly this is no criticism of Mr. Mosley-- unless he selected it-- but I would have never been tempted to buy this book had I not known that Mr. Mosley always delivers. Let's hope this cover gets tossed in the paperback version.
It is soul-satisfying to read Mr. Mosely's works. He consistently creates poignant, history laden, complicated, pathos-filled storylines of love and honor in my Black community. His characters affirm for me the lives and thoughts of the Black people who surround me. His stories challenge the distorted imagery of us that white America tries hard to amplify.
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I have become a Walter Mosely fan, and I'm reading everything available. This particular title is especially mind opening. The action is set during the Watts "Riots" in LA, and the reader gets positioned inside the head of a very wise, politically hip, complex character---Easy Rawlins---who knows his way around town. Mosely is one of the very best contemporary Americans writers. I would love to see this fine novel adapted for film.
I enjoyed the story! Black people lives have never been easy in this country but by the grace of the Most High we have survived it! I say this because Mr Mosley has lived it and he tells what is true! I would recommend it if you want the truth!