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1990-2000: From Mosley to The Wire

Page history last edited by David Walter 11 months, 4 weeks ago

WEEK 9

 

 

For Tuesday

 

Devil in a Blue Dress, a novel by Walter Mosley

 

Here is an epub version:

Devil in a Blue Dress ( PDFDrive ).epub

Here is a PDF I found on line, which seems clean although I haven't screened it:

Mosley-Devil in a Blue Dress.pdf

 

 

Think about the book in light of this quote from the author:

 

"One of the things that I understood was that you don't exist unless you're in the literature. And that doesn't include the history books. And the black people in California, they just weren't remembered. Nobody was telling their stories."

 

For Thursday

 

Devil in a Blue Dress, a novel by Walter Mosley

 

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OPTIONAL MATERIAL TO EXPORE THIS WEEK

 

NYT Why I Quit the Writer's Room

 

NYT Interview with Mosley:

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2023/02/06/magazine/walter-mosley-interview.html

 

NPR Interview with Mosley:

https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2016/07/29/487601378/easy-writer-walter-mosleys-passion-for-bringing-black-l-a-stories-to-life

 

An Image of Walter Mosley and his father, in Watts:

 

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