The Resource Down the river unto the sea, Walter Mosley

Down the river unto the sea, Walter Mosley

Label
Down the river unto the sea
Title
Down the river unto the sea
Statement of responsibility
Walter Mosley
Title variation
Down the river to the sea
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ten years after serving time at Rikers Island for assault, Joe King Oliver, an ex-NYPD investigator working as a private detective, receives a note from a woman who admits she was paid to frame him, compelling him to find out who on the police force wanted him out. He also agrees to help a radical black journalist accused of killing two on-duty police officers who had been abusing their badges to traffic in drugs and prostitutes in the city's poorest neighborhoods. The two cases intertwine, exposing a pattern of corruption and brutality wielded against black men, women, and children whose lives the law detroyed
Summary
Framed by corrupt enemies within the NYPD and forced to serve a decade in prison, private detective Joe King Oliver receives a confession from a woman who helped set him up, a situation that compels him to investigate his own case at the same time he assists a black radical journalist who has been wrongly accused of murdering two corrupt cops
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Novel, 2019.
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10619959
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Mosley, Walter,
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.O88456
LC item number
D68 2018eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • African American detectives
  • Private investigators
  • Judicial error
  • FICTION / African American / Mystery & Detective
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators
  • Private investigators
  • Ex-police officers
  • Police corruption
  • Race relations
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Police corruption
Target audience
adult
Label
Down the river unto the sea, Walter Mosley
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel"--Jacket
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1023862717
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (322 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316509657
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
2E43BDCE-0571-4E8C-A071-0E5F699260A4
Label
Down the river unto the sea, Walter Mosley
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel"--Jacket
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1023862717
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (322 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316509657
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
2E43BDCE-0571-4E8C-A071-0E5F699260A4

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