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Author: Chester B Himes
Publisher: [New York] Berkley Pub. Corp. [1960]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The scene was Harlem, and it was hailing bullets on a day cold enough to embalm a corpse. In fact, eight were soon to hit the slab. ... It all began when a sleek gold Cadillic [sic] mowed down a gray-haired old lady who under her wig and dress turned out to be a man. Detectives Grave Digger Jones and Coffin Ed Johnson were in for even more grotesque surprises that weekend as they chased down a wild trail of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Himes, Chester B., 1909-1984.
All shot up.
[New York] Berkley Pub. Corp. [1960]
(OCoLC)565102277
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chester B Himes
ISBN: 0586027971 9780586027974
OCLC Number: 1148208
Credits: Cover art signed: Harry Bennett.
Description: 160 pages 18 cm
Responsibility: [by] Chester Himes.

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"The scene was Harlem, and it was hailing bullets on a day cold enough to embalm a corpse. In fact, eight were soon to hit the slab. ... It all began when a sleek gold Cadillic [sic] mowed down a gray-haired old lady who under her wig and dress turned out to be a man. Detectives Grave Digger Jones and Coffin Ed Johnson were in for even more grotesque surprises that weekend as they chased down a wild trail of violence, perversions and murder galore trying to keep the lid on a scandal that threatened to explode Harlem right off the map"--Back cover.

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