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In the beginning, Ezekiel "Easy" Rawlins and Raymond "Mouse" Alexander were merely two young men hitting the road. In a "borrowed" 1936 Ford, they head for Pariah, Texas on a mission to retrieve money from Mouse's stepfather so he can marry his EttaMae.

But on their steamy bayou excursion, Mouse chooses murder as a way out, while Easy's past liaison with EttaMae floats precariously in his memory. Easy and Mouse are coming of age - and everything they ever knew about friendship and about themselves is coming apart at the seams.

©1997 Walter Mosley (P)1997, 2017 Dove Audio / Phoenix Books

Critic Reviews

"A powerfully raw, lyrical coming-of-age story." ( Publishers Weekly)

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I wanted more from a Walter Mosley book especially a Easy Rawlins story. I try and read all his stuff and this one left Me short.

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