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Goldy, Jackson's crafty twin brother, tries to help Jackson recover his life savings from the con man who cheated him

About the Author

Chester (Bomar) Himes began his writing career while serving in the Ohio State Penitentiary for armed robbery from 1929 - 1936.His account of the horrific 1930 Penitentiary fire that killed over three hundred men appeared in Esquire in 1932 and from this Himes was able to get other work published.From his first novel, If He Hollers Let Him Go (1945), Himes dealt with the social and psychological repercussions of being black in a white-dominated society.Beginning in 1953, Himes moved to Europe, where he lived as an expatriate in France and Spain.There, he met and was strongly influenced by Richard Wright.It was in France that he began his best-known series of crime novels---including Cotton Comes to Harlem (1965) and Run Man

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ISBN:
9780307803290
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Subject:
main_subject
Author:
Himes, Chester B.
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19891217
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
160

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