A Red Death: Featuring an Original Easy Rawlins Short Story “Silver Lining” (Easy Rawlins Mysteries)
by Walter Mosley
Publication Date: Oct 01, 2002
List Price: $19.99
Format: Paperback, 312 pages
Imprint: Washington Square Press
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Parent Company: KKR & Co. Inc.
It’s 1953 in Red-baiting, blacklisting Los Angeles, a moral tar pit ready to swallow Easy Rawlins. Easy is out of "the hurting business" and into the housing (and favor) business when a racist IRS agent nails him for tax evasion. Special Agent Darryl T. Craxton, FBI, offers to bail him out if he agrees to infiltrate the First American Baptist Church and spy on alleged communist organizer Chaim Wenzler. That’s when the murders begin…