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The last days of Louisiana Red / Ishmael Reed.


First edition.. New York : Random House, [1974] .
ISBN 9780394491882, 0394491882

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Subjects Berkeley (Calif.) -- Fiction.
Cooking (Okra) -- Fiction.
Hot pepper sauces -- Fiction.
Private investigators -- California -- Berkeley -- Fiction.
Satire.
Vodou -- Fiction.
Description 179 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
©1974
Notes A novel.
Also issued online.
Summary A satiric look at 1960s politics, The Last Days of Louisiana Red follows investigator Papa LaBas as he tries to figure out who murdered Ed Yellings, the proprietor of the Solid Gumbo Works. In the story, Labas finds himself fighting the rising tide of violence propagated by Louisiana Red and the militant opportunists, the Moochers. Eventually, Labas learns that the murder has been a conspiracy to dethrone the Gumbo business because Ed was trying to create medicine that would stop heroin addiction.
Citation Hubin, A.J. Crime fiction, 1749-1990, page 671
Postmodern fiction, page 495
Settle and Settle. Ishmael Reed, a primary and secondary bibliography, 13
Genre Satire.
Mystery fiction.
Mystery and detective fiction
Mystery fiction.
Satire.
Geographic Area California
Network Numbers (OCoLC)902974
(OCoLC)ocm00902974
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Reed, Ishmael, 1938-
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