The Collected Stories of Chester Himes

The Collected Stories of Chester Himes

Paperback(Us ed.)

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Spanning 40 years and including Himes's first work, written during his imprisonment in the 1940s, this collection uncovers the internal struggles of black individuals caught between resignation and rage, probing the heart of the African-American experience with wit, indignation, and ruthless honesty.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560252689
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 03/22/2000
Series: Himes, Chester Series
Edition description: Us ed.
Pages: 446
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.12(d)

About the Author

Chester Himes was the author of numerous novels, short stories, essays, and two films. Himes, who began writing while serving a prison term for jewel theft in the early 1940s, is best known for his angry social criticism in books like If He Hollers Let Him Go and Lonely Crusade and for his memorable Harlem detective novels.

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