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Blues in the dark : a novel

Author: Raymond Benson
Publisher: New York, NY : Arcade, Crime Wise, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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"Karissa Glover is a movie producer who moves into a decrepit but functional old mansion in the West Adams Heights area of Los Angeles, where black celebrities of yesteryear--Hattie McDaniel, Louise Beavers, and others--once resided. The former owner was a white actress, Blair Kendrick, who often starred as the 'bad girl'--a femme fatale--in films noir of the 1940s. However, Blair's career was cut short when she was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Suspense fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Benson
ISBN: 9781948924917 1948924919
OCLC Number: 1121477862
Notes: "An Arcade / Crime Wise book."
"A Herman Graf book."
Description: x, 325 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Raymond Benson.

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From the New York Times bestselling and internationally acclaimed author comes a Hollywood crime drama set in the 1940s and present day that tackles racism, sexism, and murder. Karissa Glover is a  Read more...

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