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The Collected Stories of Chester Himes (Paperback)

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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.

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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781560252689
ISBN-10: 1560252685
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Publication Date: March 22nd, 2000
Pages: 446
Language: English
Series: Himes