The Quality of Hurt: The Autobiography of Chester Himes

The Quality of Hurt: The Autobiography of Chester Himes

by Chester Himes
     
 
In The Quality of Hurt, Chester Himes writes of black ghetto life and of his personal struggle with repressive American ways. The pain of his rejection of and by America is tempered by his own vitality and humor as an artist, making this important work not only a look at Chester Himes, but a sharp and often painful look at America itself.

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In The Quality of Hurt, Chester Himes writes of black ghetto life and of his personal struggle with repressive American ways. The pain of his rejection of and by America is tempered by his own vitality and humor as an artist, making this important work not only a look at Chester Himes, but a sharp and often painful look at America itself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780385014427
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/01/1972

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