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Walter Mosley

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Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20050202

Novelist Walter Mosley—former president Bill Clinton’s favorite author—talks about his beginnings growing up in Los Angeles’ Watts district.  Mosley began writing crime novels about black male heroes at the age of 33 after a career in computer programming.  His book Devil in a Blue Dress was made into a major motion picture, which sealed his reputation as a popular and talented novelist. He reads from his newest book, Little Scarlet.

| Subject Matter: Black Male Heroes, Crime Novels, Bill Clinton | Interview Year: 2004 | Genre: Fiction |

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