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Debbie Doesn't Do It Anymore

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Debbie Doesn't Do It Anymore

By Walter Mosley

Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, Paperback, 9780767929646, 288pp.

Publication Date: February 3, 2015

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Description

Millions of men and (no doubt many) women have watched famed black porn queen Debbie Dare--she of the blond wig and blue contacts--"do it" on television and computer screens in every combination of partners and positions imaginable. But after an unexpected and thunderous on-set orgasm catches her unawares, Debbie returns home to find her porn-producer husband dead, electrocuted in their hot tub in the midst of "auditioning" an aspiring young starlet.

Burdened with massive debt--incurred by her husband, and which various L.A. heavies want to collect on--Debbie must find a way to extricate herself from the peculiar subculture of the porn industry and reconcile herself to sacrifices she's made along the way. In Debbie Doesn't Do it Anymore, the creator of the Easy Rawlins series has painted a moving portrait of a resilient soul in search of salvation and a cure for grief.



About the Author
WALTER MOSLEY is the author of forty-two books, most notably eleven Easy Rawlins mysteries, the first of which, Devil in a Blue Dress, was made into an acclaimed film starring Denzel Washington. Always Outnumbered was an HBO film starring Laurence Fishburne, adapted from his first Socrates Fortlow novel. A native of Los Angeles and a graduate of Goddard College, he holds an MFA from CCNY and lives in Brooklyn, New York. He is the winner of numerous awards, including an O. Henry Award, a Grammy Award, and PEN America's Lifetime Achievement Award.
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