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Debbie Doesn't Do It Anymore

A Novel

By Walter Mosley

In this scorching, mournful, often explicit, and never less than moving literary novel by the famed creator of the Easy Rawlins series, Debbie Dare, a black porn queen, has to come to terms with her sordid life in the adult entertainment industry after her tomcatting husband dies in a hot tub. Electrocuted. With another woman in there with him. Debbie decides she just isn't going to "do it anymore." But executing her exit strategy from the porn world is a wrenching and far from simple process.

Millions of men (and no doubt many women) have watched famed black porn queen Debbie Dare—she of the blond wig and blue contacts-"do it" on television and computer screens every which way with every combination of partners the mind of man can imagine. But one day an unexpected and thunderous on-set orgasm catches Debbie unawares, and when she returns to the mansion she shares with her husband, insatiable former porn star and "film producer" Theon Pinkney, she discovers that he's died in a case of hot tub electrocution, "auditioning" an aspiring "starlet." Burdened with massive debts that her husband incurred, and which various L.A. heavies want to collect on, Debbie must reckon with a life spent in the peculiar subculture of the pornography industry and her estrangement from her family and the child she had to give up. She's done with porn, but her options for what might come next include the possibility of suicide. Debbie . . . is a portrait of a ransacked but resilient soul in search of salvation and a cure for grief.

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Publish Date

2014

ISBN

9780385526180


Format: Book
Author: Mosley, Walter
Summary: In this scorching, mournful, often explicit, and never-less-than-moving literary novel from Walter Mosley, acclaimed creator of the Easy Rawlins series, Debbie Dare has to come to terms with her sordid life in the adult-entertainment industy. Millions of men (and, no doubt, many women) have watched the famed black porn queen-she of the blond wig and blue contact lenses-'do it' on television and computer screens every wich way and with every combination of partners the mind can imagine.
Title: Debbie doesn't do it anymore : a novel / Walter Mosley.
Publisher Date: New York : Doubleday, [2014]
Subject: African American actresses -- Fiction. Pornographic film industry -- Fiction.
Isbn: 9780385526180 (alk. paper) 0385526180 (alk. paper)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 5
System Items Total: 14
Call Number: F Mosley
Oclc: 849740864
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Bib Id: 518715

Format: Book
Author: Mosley, Walter.
Summary: In this scorching, mournful, often explicit, and never-less-than-moving literary novel from Walter Mosley, acclaimed creator of the Easy Rawlins series, Debbie Dare has to come to terms with her sordid life in the adult-entertainment industy. Millions of men (and, no doubt, many women) have watched the famed black porn queen-she of the blond wig and blue contact lenses-'do it' on television and computer screens every wich way and with every combination of partners the mind can imagine.
Title: Debbie doesn't do it anymore : a novel / Walter Mosley.
Edition: First edition.
Publisher, Date: New York : Doubleday, [2014]
Description: 265 pages ; 22 cm
Subjects: African American actresses -- Fiction.
Subjects: Pornographic film industry -- Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Other Title: Debbie does not do it anymore
LCCN: 2013021700
ISBN: 9780385526180 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0385526180 (alk. paper)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 5
Total Copies: 14
Call Number: F Mosley