1994 Mosley 1994                            

Walter Mosley Black Betty, Pocket Star Books: NY, 1994, 344 pp., 1994, 1961

     ". . . Even then his breath was high and musical, like the chatter from domesticated dolphins at Pacific Ocean Park." p. 66

    "There was a L.A.Times on the bar.

     ". . . . and there wasn't a Negro in the world worthy of an article." p. 234

     "I spent the rest of the day down in Santa Monica. I got barefoot and sat on a YMCA towel in the sand. But the sea didn't relax me and the bathing girls didn't make me smile.

     "I went to an army/navy store on Pico in the early evening . . . " p. 235

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