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The collected stories of Chester Himes

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Published by Thunder"s Mouth Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementforeword by Calvin Hernton.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3515.I713 A6 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 429 p. ;
    Number of Pages429
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1867475M
    ISBN 101560250208, 1560250216
    LC Control Number90025682

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AKA Chester Bomar Himes. Lonely Crusade. Birthplace: Jefferson City, MO Location of death: Moraira, Costa Blanca, Spain Cause of death: unspecif. Resident of France from until his death.

Father: Joseph Sandy Himes (teacher) Mother: Estelle Bomar Wife: Jean Johnson (m. div. ) Wife: Lesley Packard (m. Born: Chester Himes was an African American writer best known for his series of Harlem detective novels. In he won France’s Grand Prix de Littérature Policière.

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Preface Introduction Acknowledgments The Career of Chester Himes Chronology: The Life and Career of Chester Himes Primary Bibliography Fiction: The Novels The Short Fiction First Periodical Appearances Collected Short Fiction Non-Fiction: Books and Book Appearances First Periodical Appearances Manuscript Materials Filmography Secondary Bibliography .