Charcoal Joe
  • Author : Walter Mosley
  • Release Date : 02 May 2017
  • Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 13 : 9780804172103
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Book excerpt: Life for Easy Rawlins is surprisingly ... easy. He's living off the proceeds of his last case, trying to keep out of trouble. Of course it's not going to last. Because Easy's old friend Mouse knocks on his door. Mouse is one of the deadliest men in America. And Mouse wants a small favor. He wants Easy to help a man he says is wrongly imprisoned, a friend of Charcoal Joe. Charcoal Joe is a mythical figure in the LA underworld - he pulls all the strings but keeps out of sight. Reluctantly, Easy agrees - he owes Mouse his life. But this is no small favor. It's going to be Easy's deadliest investigation yet. It's going to take him from the beaches of Malibu to the shadiest stretches of Sunset in a frenetic adventure through a wild and unrepentant city.

Charcoal Joe

Charcoal Joe

Author : Walter Mosley
Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Genre : Fiction
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Life for Easy Rawlins is surprisingly ... easy. He's living off the proceeds of his last case, trying to keep out of trouble. Of course it's not going to last. Because Easy's old friend Mouse knocks on his door. Mouse is one of the deadliest men in America. And Mouse wants ...

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Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Genre : Fiction
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Publisher : Random House
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Genre : Fiction
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Publisher : Hachette UK
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Publisher : Penguin
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