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The Resource Debbie doesn't do it anymore : a novel, Walter Mosley

Debbie doesn't do it anymore : a novel, Walter Mosley

Label
Debbie doesn't do it anymore : a novel
Title
Debbie doesn't do it anymore
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Walter Mosley
Title variation
Debbie does not do it anymore
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this scorching, mournful, often explicit, and never-less-than-moving literary novel from Walter Mosley, acclaimed creator of the Easy Rawlins series, Debbie Dare has to come to terms with her sordid life in the adult-entertainment industry after her tomcatting husband dies in a hot tub. Electrocuted. With another woman in there with him. Debbie decides she just isn't going to do it anymore. But executing her exit strategy from the porn world is a wrenching and far from simple process.Burdened with massive debts that her husband incurred, and which various L.A. heavies want to collect on, Debbie must reckon with a life spent in the peculiar subculture of the pornography industry and her estrangement from her family and the child she had to give up. She has done with porn, but her options for what might come next include the possibility of suicide. this is a portrait of a ransacked but resilient soul in search of salvation and a cure for grief
Summary
Resolving to leave the pornography industry after her husband is found electrocuted in a hot tub with another woman, an adult film star endures a reckoning involving her late husband's debts, her estranged family and the child she had to give up
Theme
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Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10302197
Cataloging source
BT
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Mosley, Walter
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • African American actresses
  • Pornographic film industry
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Pornography
Target audience
adult
Label
Debbie doesn't do it anymore : a novel, Walter Mosley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052814061
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
265 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780385526180
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Label
Debbie doesn't do it anymore : a novel, Walter Mosley
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052814061
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
265 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780385526180
Isbn Type
(hardback)

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