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His popular mystery series featuring easy rawlins began with devil in a blue dress in 1990, which was later made into a film starring denzel washington. It failed to find a publisher, but his second effort, devil in a blue dress (1990), was luckier, thanks in part to mosley's tutor on a creative writing. Daniella isaacs and flora montgomery in devil with the blue dress at especially that titular dress – and tashomi balfour plays saxophone.
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