WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. [Charles Ray Willeford] -- Freddy 'Junior' Frenger, psycho fresh out of San Quentin, flies into Miami with a pocketful of stolen credit cards and disappears leaving behind the corpse of a Hare Krishna. Willeford, the author of twenty novels, created the series featuring Miami detective Hoke Moseley, which includes Miami Blues, New Hope for the Dead, Sideswipe, and The Way We Die Now. With his guard down, he doesn’t think twice when he hears a knock on the door. Create ... Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles Ray Willeford. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Miami blues. They're looking for the right tone in "Miami Blues," and they don't find it very often, but when they do, you can see what they were looking for. He was also a professional horse trainer, boxer, radio announcer, and painter. --The New York Times Book Review "Harrowing and surprising." Snap up Miami Blues." This is probably as close to the real now Miami as any thriller is likely to come.” --Donald Justice “Terse, scary, and evocative, Miami Blues is a thriller with cold blood. This is probably as close to the real now Miami as any thriller is likely to come." The first line alone is the perfect hook to keep reading. . Abandoned Italy – a book of buildings. Find more information about: ISBN: 0440218837 9780440218838: OCLC Number: 33475376: Notes: About Miami Blues After a brutal day investigating a quadruple homicide, Detective Hoke Moseley settles into his room at the un-illustrious El Dorado Hotel and nurses a glass of brandy. An illustration of an audio speaker. Detective Hoke Moseley is quite pathetic (he even has false teeth...), but what I … Read 282 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Bumped corners, else fine. Miami Blues - Ebook written by Charles Willeford. --The New York Times Book Review "A Graham Greene-like entertainment, but tougher and funnier, softened by neither simile nor sentiment. Miami Blues is a wonderful novel: off-the-wall, fun, off-target with a clean, sublime prose style. Miami Blues Critics Consensus. --The Village Voice "About this title" may belong to another edition of this title. Willeford, the author of twenty novels, created the Miami detective series featuring Hoke Moseley, which includes Miami Blues, Sideswipe, The Way We Die Now, and New Hope for the Dead. The next day, he finds himself in … Laced with hard-boiled thrills and pitch-black comedy, Miami Blues delivers a disarmingly off-kilter crime caper. If Miami Blues was Willeford's breakthrough novel, the fourth Moseley book, The Way We Die Now, took his success to a new level. Directed by George Armitage. . Jacket in nice shape with price intact ($12.95), rubbed and scratched, especially on back panel. . 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He was also a professional horse trainer, boxer, radio announcer, and painter. 3rd December 2020. --The New York Times Book Review “A Graham Greene-like entertainment, but tougher and funnier, softened by neither simile nor sentiment. An ex-con's first act of freedom is moving to Miami where he restarts his old criminal ways with even more potency. Miami Blue Bock, a medium-bodied, malty, golden lager, debuted at a special launch party from 5 to 8 p.m. on March 24 at First Magnitude Brewing Co., 1220 SE Veitch St., Gainesville. Miami blues. Book Author Chick Bernhardt Stunts Craig McKay Editor Don Ivey Set Designer Don Reddy Camera Operator Edward Saxon Krishna Ravindra, Executive Producer Eugenie Bafaloukos Costume Designer Fred Ward Sgt. Miami Blues book. I started reading this book with an expectation of an entertaining story. With Fred Ward, Alec Baldwin, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Cecilia Pérez-Cervera. Miami Blue Bock Launch Party – March 24, 2017. ‎After a brutal day investigating a quadruple homicide, Detective Hoke Moseley settles into his room at the un-illustrious El Dorado Hotel and nurses a glass of brandy. If you have seen the entertaining movie Miami Blues with Baldwin, don't feel like this movie will compromise the reading experience, because it won't. Snap up Miami Blues.” The movie wants to be an off-center comedy, a lopsided cops-and-robbers movie where everybody has a few screws loose. ... Miami Blues Addeddate 2018-06-22 23:42:25 Identifier MiamiBlues Scanner Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader 1.6.3 Source Mail order operation conducted at home. However, Willieford transforms this cat and mouse story into a darkly funny crime spree. Get this from a library! . Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Miami Blues. Abandoned Italy – a book of buildings. Search. Books. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. War II. --Donald Justice "Terse, scary, and evocative, Miami Blues is a thriller with cold blood. An early scene in ''Miami Blues'' finds three characters sharing a hearty dinner: Susie Waggoner (Jennifer Jason Leigh), a good-hearted and very newly retired prostitute who just loves to … x, 191 pp. . An illustration of an open book. An illustration of a 3.5" floppy disk. With his guard down, he doesn’t think twice when he hears a knock on the door. With his guard down, he doesn’t think twice when he hears a knock on the door. It stars Fred Ward (who also served as an executive producer), Alec Baldwin, and Jennifer Jason Leigh. Video. Miami Blues is a heck of a good novel; it's the first in the Hoke Moseley series and probably the worst, though it is still five stars all the way. In his ecstatic review of Fargo back in 1996, Roger Ebert called the Coen Brothers film "the kind of movie that makes us hug ourselves with the way it pulls off one improbable scene after another." Miami Blues. 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