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Summary You Play the Black and the Red Comes Up

You Play the Black and the Red Comes Up Summary Î 106 ↠ A Depression drifter Dick bums his way from Oklahoma to Los Angeles in search of his son and runaway wife There he commits one crime plans another and gets arrested for something he didn't do He is befriended by characters as lush and crazy as LA Deco uentin Genter film dA Depression drifter Dick bums his way from Oklahoma to Los Angeles in search of his son and runaway wife There he commits one crime plans another and gets arrested for something he didn't do He is befriended by characters as l. I remember him saying that some lands were a father to a man and beat him and some were a mother to him and loved him; and some were a wife and had to be loved; but California was just a whore who dropped her pants down to the first man that came along with a watering potBy turns sweet and cynical and hopeful and despairing this is an odd novel from an English writer who created Lassie Somewhere in the late 30s a warped muse whispered in his ear in hard boiled American vernacular and this was the result

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Ush and crazy as LA Deco uentin Genter film director decadent collector of beauty and poison Mamie an indestructibly loving divorcee Patsy who gilds her sandals with radiator paint and becomes an adored evangelist And a process. Oddly episodic crime novel about a man who hops a freight train to California chasing after the wife and son who have fled him We meet numerous flakes in California including a pair of women who somehow manage to turn a ridiculous Ponzi scheme Ecanaanomics into a successful cross between a religious cult and a political movement Part social satire part noir all from the writer who would later create Lassie

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You Play the Black and the Red Comes UpIon of crooks shysters rueful temptors and loopy saints You Play the Black and the Red Comes Up was a bestseller when originally published in 1938 and is a lost noir classic Selected and Introduced by famed creator Matt Groenin. Stunning A straight up noir as hell plot that flirts with parody draws in California spirituality that most weren’t tuned into ‘til the 60s and starts to hit some kinda nirvana The first forty pages are a shotgun of plot couldn't believe how much had already happened but it only got stranger the drawn out it became after that