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Chester Himes : a life

Author: James Sallis
Publisher: Edinburgh : Payback, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chester Himes, in a writing career that spanned 50 years, produced some of the most memorable crime fiction of the century. This biography shows that Himes' personal life was in many ways more extraordinary than his wild fiction.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sallis, James, 1944-
Chester Himes.
Edinburgh : Payback, 2000
(OCoLC)903002133
Named Person: Chester B Himes; Chester B Himes; Chester Himes; Chester B Himes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Sallis
ISBN: 0862419549 9780862419547
OCLC Number: 43069493
Description: xiv, 370 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Responsibility: James Sallis.

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Chester Himes, in a writing career that spanned 50 years, produced many crime novels as well as two volumes of memoir and over 50 short stories. His first stories were written in jail where Himes  Read more...

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