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Publisher:Random House USA Inc. 10.922mm (d). Isbn-13:9780394759999, 978-0394759999. Language of text:English. 133.35mm (w) x. Product details. Competitive prices. counterfeits - ever!
A classic entry in Chester Himes s trailblazing Harlem Detectives series, "Cotton Comes to Harlem" is one of his hardest-hitting and most entertaining thrillers. Flim-flam man Deke O Hara is no sooner out of Atlanta s state penitentiary than he s back on the streets working the scam of a lifetime. As sponsor of the Back-to-Africa movement, he s counting on a big Harlem rally to produce a massive collection for his own private charity. But the takeis hijacked by white gunmen and hidden in a bale of cotton that suddenly everyone wants to get his hands on. As NYPD detectives Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones piece together the complexity of thescheme, we are treated to Himes s brand of hard-boiled crime fiction at its very best."
Black flim-flam man Deke O'Hara is no sooner out of Atlanta's state penitentiary than he's back on the streets working the scam of a lifetime. As sponsor of the Back-to-Africa movement he's counting on the big Harlem rally to produce a big collection--for his own private charity. But the take ($87,000) is hijacked by white gunmen and hidden in a bale of cotton that suddenly everyone wants to get his hands on. With Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones on everyone's trail and piecing together the complexity of the scheme,Cotton Comes to Harlemis one of Himes's hardest-hitting and most entertaining thrillers.
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"Chester Himes is the best writer of mayhem yarns since Raymond Chandler." -- San Francisco Chronicle "One of the most important American writers of the 20th century. . . . A quirky American genius." --Walter Mosley "Chester Himes is one of the towering figures of the black literary tradition. . . . A master craftsman." --Henry Louis Gates, Jr. "Every one of his beyond-cool Harlem novels is cherished by every reader who finds it." --Jonathan Lethem
"The greatest find in American crime fiction since Raymond Chandler." - The Sunday Times (London) "These books have lasting value-as thrillers, as streetwise documentaries, as chapters of black writing at its ribald and unaffected best. On every level they are simply-or rather not so simply, terrific" - The Sunday Times (London)