Raised in a segregated Missouri and Cleveland, Chester Himes (1909-1984) began his remarkable writing career writing short stories and magazine articles from prison. Once released, he began working at a shipyard, which he used as the basis for his most famous novel, If He Hollers, Let Him Go. He eventually settled in Paris, where he penned most of his Harlem Detective hardboiled novels.

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Title: The Essential Harlem Detectives: A Rage in Harlem, The Real Cool Killers, The Crazy Kill, Cotton Comes To Harlem, Author: Chester Himes
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Title: If He Hollers Let Him Go: A Novel, Author: Chester Himes
Title: The Crazy Kill, Author: Chester Himes
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Title: The Big Gold Dream: A novel, Author: Chester Himes
Title: The Heat's On, Author: Chester Himes
Title: Lonely Crusade, Author: Chester Himes
Title: The End of a Primitive: A Novel, Author: Chester Himes Pre-Order Now
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