From the Publisher:
It's Houston in 1939 and 19-year-old Easy Rawlins and his friend, the dangerous Mouse Alexander, are about to take the ride of a lifetime, into a mysterious bayou world of voodoo, sex, revenge and death. This work is the first of the Easy Rawlin's mysteries.
Walter Mosley: Gone Fishin'. Serpent's Tail, ISBN 1852426039 (May, 1998), 152 p., £5.99