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Chester Himes wrote about African Americans in general, especially in two books that are concerned with labor relations and African-American workplace issues. Lundquist, James (1976).
Chester Himes wrote about African Americans in general, especially in two books that are concerned with labor relations and African-American workplace issues. If He Hollers Let Him Go-which contains many autobiographical elements-is about a black shipyard worker in Los Angeles during World War II struggling against racism, as well as his own violent reactions to racism.
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Critic James Lundquist has called the opening chapter of Blind Man with a Pistol, with its hundred-year-old black Mormon advertising for a new wife to keep the number at twelve, with its stinking stewpot of chicken’s feet and chitterlings and feeding troughs for children, without exaggeratio. ne of the strangest in American literature. 8 The final scene of the same.
Chester Himes (Modern literature monographs) Hardcover – May, 1985. by. James Lundquist (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central.
Lundquist, James, Chester Himes, Ungar, 1976. By the time For Love of Imabelle was published Himes had already finished the next two books in the series, The Crazy Kill (Couchâ dans le pain) and The Real Cool Killers (Il pleut des coups durs), both published in 1959. Milliken, Stephen . Chester Himes, University of Missouri Press, 1976. Wilson, M. Chester Himes, Chelsea House, 1988. Himes' next novel, Dare Dare, was also published in France in 1959, but did not reach its American audiences, under the title Run Man Run, until 1966.
In November, in the same letter to Van Vechten that discussed his and Jean’s separation, Chester wrote: I am quite interested in a woman, Vandi Haygood.
James Sallis l probably marry some time next year. 1 In truth the divorce was put off a few years-until 1978, when Chester petitioned for same through the French government. Jean at that time lived in Chicago, on South Shore Drive. Papers had been sent her on September 23, October 3, October 27, and November 27, all of which she ignored; finally, at the French government’s request, a .
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Chester Himes's novels and memoirs represent one of the most important bodies of work by any American writer, but he is best known for The Harlem Cycle, the crime stories featuring Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones. His writing made him a major figure in Europe, but it is only recently that his talents have been acknowledged in the country that spurned him for most of his life, though his work is recognized as being on a par with that of Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, and Jim Thompson.