In Los Angeles' inner city, Easy Rawlins takes a job as head custodian at a junior high school, where old enemies and murder catch up with him.
As a high school custodian, Easy Rawlins has been trying to live on the straight and narrow, and for two years he's been succeeding. Then he gets tangled up in the life of Idabell Turner--math teacher and femme fatale. When her husband and brother-in-law are murdered, Easy hits the streets to find the killer before the cops get a chance to pin the rap on him. A "New York Times" Notable Book of 1996.
Genre: Mystery + Crime, Fiction + Literature Themes