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Miami Blues. by Charles Ray Willeford

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Published by Vintage in S.l .
Written in English


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After a brutal day investigating a quadruple homicide, Detective Hoke Moseley settles into his room at the un-illustrious El Dorado Hotel and nurses a glass of brandy. With his guard down, he doesn’t think twice when he hears a knock on the door. The next day, he finds himself in the hospital, badly bruised and with his jaw wired shut. He thinks back over ten years of cases wondering who would want to beat him into unconsciousness, steal his gun and badge, and most importantly, make off with his prized dentures. But the pieces never quite add up to revenge, and the few clues he has keep connecting to a dimwitted hooker, and her ex-con boyfriend and the bizarre murder of a Hare Krishna pimp. Chronically depressed, constantly strapped for money, always willing to bend the rules a bit, Hoke Moseley is hardly what you think of as the perfect cop, but he is one of the the greatest detective creations of all time.

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LC ClassificationsPS3545.I464
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Open LibraryOL23083642M
ISBN 101400032466
ISBN 109781400032464
OCLC/WorldCa56189897

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Miami Blues (Hoke Moseley Detective Series Book 1) - Kindle edition by Willeford, Charles. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Miami Blues (Hoke Moseley Detective Series Book 1)/5().   Miami Blues is a heck of a good novel; it's the first in the Hoke Moseley series and probably the worst, though it is still five stars all the way. If you have seen the entertaining movie Miami Blues with Baldwin, don't feel like this movie will compromise the reading experience, because it won't.5/5(5). 62 results for miami blues book. Save this search. 7 S 0 P O N S O A R P A 7 E E D U J 0 F J. Price. Under $ - apply Price filter. $ to $ - apply Price filter. Over $ - apply Price filter. Miami Blues by Willeford, Charles. Pre-Owned.   —The New York Times Book Review “A Graham Greene-like entertainment, but tougher and funnier, softened by neither simile nor sentiment. This is probably as close to the real now Miami as any thriller is likely to come.” —Donald Justice “Terse, scary, and evocative, Miami Blues is a thriller with cold blood Snap up Miami Blues.”Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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If Miami Blues was Willeford's breakthrough novel, the fourth Moseley book, The Way We Die Now, took his success to a new level. The popularity of the first three in the series enabled Willeford's Author: Marshall Jon Fisher. In his ecstatic review of Fargo back in , Roger Ebert called the Coen Brothers film "the kind of movie that makes us hug ourselves with the way it pulls off one improbable scene after another." That actually closely approximates my reaction to Miami Blues when I finally saw it recently.. Like Fargo, George Armitage's film (an adaptation of one of Charles Willeford's Hoke Moseley /5(K). Buy Miami Blues by Charles Willeford online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 10 editions - starting at $ Shop now/5(2). Get this from a library! Miami blues. [Charles Ray Willeford] -- Freddy 'Junior' Frenger, psycho fresh out of San Quentin, flies into Miami with a pocketful of stolen credit cards and disappears leaving behind the corpse of a Hare Krishna. Homicide detective Hoke.