The End of a Primitive: A Novel

The End of a Primitive: A Novel

by Chester Himes


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Jesse Robinson wakes from his nightmare to dirty, fitful real life in a Harlem slum.

Kriss wakes up alone divorced, disillusioned, in her plush Manhattan apartment. They have nothing in common. Just one amazing, passionate weekend in Chicago and a desire to meet again.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393315400
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 01/17/1997
Series: Old School Books Series
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

After arriving on the American literary scene with novels of scathing social protest like If He Hollers Let Him Go and The Lonely Crusade, Chester Himes created a pioneering pair of dangerously charming African-American sleuths, Grave Digger Jones and Coffin Ed Johnson, who attempt to maintain some kind of order in a series of violent and funny page-turners.

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