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The heat's on

Author: Chester B Himes
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2011.
Series: Penguin modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Detectives Coffin Ed and Grave Digger Jones have lost two criminals. Pinky ran off - but it shouldn't be hard to track down a giant albino in Harlem. Jake the dwarf drug dealer, though, isn't coming back - he died after Grave Digger punched him in the stomach. And the dwarf's death might cost them both their badges. Unless they can track down the cause of all this mayhem - like the African with his throat slit and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chester B Himes
ISBN: 9780141196473 0141196475
OCLC Number: 706029530
Notes: "First published in France as Ne nous énervons pas in 1961 and in the USA as The Heat's On in 1966"--Title page verso.
Description: vii, 213 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin modern classics.
Other Titles: Be calm
Responsibility: Chester Himes ; with an introduction by Noel 'Razor' Smith.

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Detectives Coffin Ed and Grave Digger Jones have lost two criminals. Pinky ran off - but it shouldn't be hard to track down a giant albino in Harlem. Jake the dwarf drug dealer, though, isn't coming  Read more...

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The greatest find in American crime fiction since Raymond Chandler * Sunday Times * Outrageous, shocking, wonderful * New York Times Book Review * Himes wrote spectacularly successful entertainments, Read more...

 
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