RL's Dream

RL's Dream

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Overview

Soupspoon Wise is dying on the unforgiving streets of New York City, years and worlds away from the Mississippi delta, where he once jammed with blues legend Robert "RL" Johnson. It was an experience that burned indelibly into Soupspoon's soul — never mind that they said RL's gift came from the Devil himself. Now it's Soupspoon's turn to strike a deal with a stranger. An alcoholic angel of mercy, Kiki Waters isn't much better off than Soupspoon, but she too is a child of the South, and knows its pull. And she is determined to let Soupspoon ride out the final notes of his haunting blues dream, to pour out the remarkable tale of what he's seen, where he's been — and where he's going.
Winner of the 1996 Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary Award in Fiction

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781559273459
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Publication date: 07/28/1995
Edition description: Abridged, 2 Cassettes
Product dimensions: 4.61(w) x 6.96(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Walter Mosley is the New York Times bestselling author of five Easy Rawlins mysteries: Devil in A Blue Dress, A Red Death, White Butterfly, Black Betty, and A Little Yellow Dog; three non-mystery novels, Blue Light, Gone Fishin', and R. L.'s Dream; two collections of stories featuring Socrates Fortlow, Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned, for which he received the Anisfield Wolf Award, and which was an HBO movie; and a nonfiction book, Workin' On The Chain Gang. Mosley is also the author of the Leonid McGill, and Fearless Jones mystery series, The Tempest Tales and Six Easy Pieces. He is a former president of the Mystery Writers of America, a founder of the PEN American Center Open Book Committee, and is on the board of directors of the National Book Awards. A native of Los Angeles, he now lives in New York City.

Hometown:

New York, New York

Date of Birth:

January 12, 1952

Place of Birth:

Los Angeles, California

Education:

B.A., Johnson State College

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RL's Dream 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Having read all of the author's books to date, RL's Dream is his best literary work, in my opinion. Easy Rawlins and company have wonderful entertainment value, but this one is simply fine writing. It's advertised for $1.00 on the B&N site today - the absolute book bargain of the year!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I was truly mesmerized by Mosley's writing and completely connected to the characters. This was my first of Mosley's books, and I'm definitely looking forward to more.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wolf. But i am a human. ^_^
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Scraches his head and goes to second res
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"My name is Comet" a dazzling she -wolf asked
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ah i like duskpack
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Aw...ok den...lol
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Heyy:)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
IM SOOOO SORRY I WASNT ON FOR A WHILE!!!! I GOT SUPER BUSY IRL BUT IM BACK NOW!!!! ~SHADOWS RPER
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A completely white wolf pads in. Her blue eyes clouded with lack of eyesight.