Black on Black

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Author: Himes, Chester Bomar (1909-1984)

Year: 1973

Publisher: Doubleday & Co

Place: Garden City


287 pages. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 3/4") issued in blue green and black spine with gilt lettering to spine. 1st edition.

Here is a collection of seventeen short stories, five essays and a film scenario by one of America's most important black writers. The pieces in this volume span four decades, but through them all run the common threads of Chester Himes' work - the power and vividness of a master writer, and the grim desperation and gallows humor of the black man in America.


Near fine a like jacket.

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