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If he hollers let him go : a novel

Author: Chester B Himes; Hilton Als
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2002]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This story of a man living every day in fear of his life for simply being black is as powerful today as it was when it was first published in 1947. The novel takes place in the space of four days in the life of Bob Jones, a black man who is constantly plagued by the effects of racism. Living in a society that is drenched in race consciousness has no doubt taken a toll on the way Jones behaves, thinks, and feels,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chester B Himes; Hilton Als
ISBN: 1560254459 9781560254454
OCLC Number: 436882514
Description: xx, 203 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Chester Himes ; foreword by Hilton Als.

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"This story of a man living every day in fear of his life for simply being black is as powerful today as it was when it was first published in 1947. The novel takes place in the space of four days in the life of Bob Jones, a black man who is constantly plagued by the effects of racism. Living in a society that is drenched in race consciousness has no doubt taken a toll on the way Jones behaves, thinks, and feels, especially when, at the end of his story, he is accused of a brutal crime he did not commit."--Publisher description.

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Campus Circle, 10/10/13 "Devastating."

 
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