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Rage in Harlem by Chester B. Himes

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Published by Not Applicable .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • FIC,
  • FIC022000,
  • Fiction,
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • 20th Century American Novel And Short Story,
  • Mystery/Suspense

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9606726M
ISBN 100805282394
ISBN 109780805282399
OCLC/WorldCa234294977

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A Rage in Harlem by Chester Himes This was my first experience of Chester Himes. So what better place to start than the first book in the 'Harlem Cycle'? What a wild, surreal & at times, grimly hilarious story: Jackson is the 'hero' of this story. Imabelle, Jackson's voluptuous 'high yella' amore, is BIG TROUBLE. "Imabelle was Jackson's woman/5. Jan 30,  · A Rage in Harlem (Harlem Detectives Series Book 1) - Kindle edition by Chester Himes. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Rage in Harlem (Harlem Detectives Series Book 1)/5(55). Jun 19,  · A Rage in Harlem, original title La Reine des pommes (The Queen of Fools), first US publication entitled For Love of Imabelle. The author's own title is The Five-Cornered Square. ; Penguin classics edition Looking eastward from the towers of the Riverside Church, perched among the university buildings on the high banks of the. HIs voice switches effortlessly from tension to humor driving the point home on how important it is to have a great narrator for an audio book. A Rage in Harlem and Kate Chopin's The Awakening narrated by Kim Basinger are the two best books I've listened to on Audible .

About A Rage in Harlem. A Rage in Harlem is a ripping introduction to Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones, patrolling New York City’s roughest streets in Chester Himes’s groundbreaking Harlem Detectives series. For love of fine, wily Imabelle, hapless Jackson surrenders his life savings to a con man who knows the secret of turning ten-dollar bills into hundreds—and then he steals. Jun 27,  · A Rage In Harlem by Chester Himes My rating: 4 of 5 stars ”Looking eastward from the towers of Riverside Church, perched among the university buildings on the high banks of the Hudson River, in a valley far below, waves of gray rooftops distort the perspective like the surface of a sea. 31 quotes from Chester Himes: “This was the neighborhood of the cheap addicts, whisky-heads, stumblebums, the flotsam of Harlem; the end of the line for the whores, the hard squeeze for the poor honest laborers and a breeding ground for crime. Chester Himes ' A rage in Harlem' is just a great book. Excellently plotted and wonderfully worked out and almost always believable characterization. The book always moves at a nice clip and works well as a sometimes comic--sometimes graphically violent New York City, 50's period piece crime thriller/5(8).

Dec 01,  · A Rage in Harlem is a ripping introduction to Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones, patrolling New York City’s roughest streets in Chester Himes’s groundbreaking Harlem Detectives ayzetur.com love of fine, wily Imabelle, hapless Jackson surrenders his life savings to a con man who knows the secret of turning ten-dollar bills into hundreds—and then he steals from his boss, only to %(). A Rage in Harlem () Plot. Showing all 1 items Jump to: Summaries (1) Summaries. A beautiful black gangster's moll flees to Harlem with a trunkload of gold after a shootout, unaware that the rest of the gang, and a few other unsavoury characters, are on her trail. A pudgy momma's boy becomes the object of her affections and the unlikely hero. Mar 08,  · Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, originally published as For Love of Imabelle pp paperback A Rage in Harlem is a novel that should NOT be read just for ayzetur.com's face it -- the plot in this story is kind of a comical farce that combines humor with violence, a scam that backfires and leads to all sorts of mayhem (complete with requisite crazy chase scene throughout Harlem. Jul 20,  · A Rage in Harlem is a ripping introduction to Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones, patrolling New York City’s roughest streets in Chester Himes’s groundbreaking Harlem Detectives series. For love of fine, wily Imabelle, hapless Jackson surrenders his life savings to a con man who knows the secret of turning ten-dollar bills into hundreds—and then he steals from his boss, only to 4/5(16).