The Collected Stories Of Chester HimesBook - 1991
Chester Himes's novels-like All Shot Up, Lonely Crusade, & Big Gold Dream-have been entertaining people for more than half a century with their dark wit & insight. Now, for the first time ever, all 60 of Himes's short stories are available, too. Spanning over forty years of Chester Himes's writing career, this provocative collection of short stories uncovers the internal struggles of black individuals caught between rage & resignation in American society. From the earliest stories, written at the time of Himes's term in prison for jewelry theft, to those written after his emigration to France & later to Spain, where he died in 1984, these tales resound with both wit & indignation. This collection includes all 60 of Himes's surviving stories-including some never before published-and is the first original book to be released in the U.S. in over a decade by one of the twentieth century's most compelling writers.
Publisher: New York : Thunder's Mouth Press, 1991, c1990.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
Characteristics: xiv, 429 p. ;,24 cm.
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