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Blind man with a pistol.

Chester B. Himes

Blind man with a pistol.

by Chester B. Himes

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Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3515 I713 B5
The Physical Object
Pagination240p.
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18208359M

At once grotesquely comic and unflinchingly violent, Blind Man With a Pistol is the final entry in Chester Himes's trailblazing Harlem Detectives series. New York is sweltering in the summer heat, and Harlem is close to the boiling point. To Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones, at times it seems as if the whole world has gone mad. Chester Himes' Harlem is lurid, lively, abject, arrogant, freaky, filthy and usually filled with the most whacked-out characters ever to score on the underside of the law. Here Grave Digger Jones and Coffin Ed track down ""Jesus Baby,"" the murderer of a white homosexual producer as the scene flashes from Black Power marches to vice ghettoes to fag pick-up bars there's even a ""Nigger.

Even a blind man couldn't follow this book What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you? The writer kept jumping all over the place. It was very hard to follow. What could Chester Himes have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you? . Blind Man with a Pistol. Order Now! About the Book. New York is sweltering in the summer heat, and Harlem is close to the boiling point. To Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones, at times it seems as if the whole world has gone mad. Trying, as always, to keep some kind of peace—their legendary nickel-plated Colts very much in evidence.

Book Groups List. The Kansas City Public Library features book groups on a regular basis. Book discussion groups meet according to a regular schedule, unless otherwise noted. Check out the list of books available to be discussed in our book groups. FYI Book Group. Dates, times, and locations vary. Description of the book "Blind Man with a Pistol": Investigating two separate cases during a long hot summer in New York City, Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones, two Black police detectives, encounter senseless violence Reviews of the Blind Man with a Pistol Until now concerning the ebook we now have Blind Man with a Pistol responses end.


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At once grotesquely comic and unflinchingly violent, Blind Man With a Pistol is the final entry in Chester Himes's trailblazing Harlem Detectives series. New York is sweltering in the summer heat, and Harlem is close to the boiling point.

To Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones, at times it seems as if the whole world has gone by: At once grotesquely comic and unflinchingly violent, Blind Man With a Pistol is the final entry in Chester Himes's trailblazing Harlem Detectives series.

New York is sweltering in the summer heat, and Harlem is close to the boiling point. To Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones, at times it seems as if the whole world has gone mad/5.

At once grotesquely comic and unflinchingly violent, Blind Man With a Pistol is the final entry in Chester Himes's trailblazing Harlem Detectives series. New York is sweltering in the summer heat, and Harlem is close to the boiling point.

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At once grotesquely comic and unflinchingly violent, Blind Man With a Pistol is the final entry in Chester Himes’s trailblazing Harlem Detectives series. New York is sweltering in the summer heat, and Harlem is close to the boiling point.

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New York is sweltering in the summer heat, and Harlem is close to the boiling point. To Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones, at times it seems as if the whole world has gone : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Blind Man With a Pistol is a fiction novel by Chester is the 8th book in the Harlem Cycle series. Synopsis. It is summertime in the city of Harlem and Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones are both trying to keep peace in the city.

They pursue two different cases in an attempt to keep the city from tearing itself : Crime. Blind Man With A Pistol () About book: 1st from himes for me blind man with a pistol, chester himes, this version paperback, a printing first vintage books edition, december story-pages long.a preface"a friend of mine, phil lomax, told me this story about a blind man with a pistol and thought further that all unorganized violence is like a blind man with a pistol.

Blind Man With a Pistol (American Crime) Hardcover $ Blind Man with a Pistol (Harlem Detectives Series Book 8) Kindle Edition Get this from a library. Blind man with a pistol. [Chester B Himes] -- New York is sweltering in the summer heat, and Harlem is close to the boiling point.

To Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones, at times it seems as if the whole world has gone mad. Trying, as. Blind Man with a Pistol () is the first Grave Digger Jones and Coffin Ed Johnson novel I've read and the last in the series published before Chester Himes's death in It tells the story of one night and a day in Harlem.

A period in which Detectives Jones and Johnson are tasked with finding the person responsible for a spate of organized race riots while weaving their way through. Description of the book "Blindman with a Pistol": New York is sweltering in the summer heat, and Harlem is dose to the boiling point. To Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones, at times it seems as if the whole world has gone mad.

At once grotesquely comic and unflinchingly violent, Blind Man With a Pistol is the final entry in Chester Himes's trailblazing Harlem Detectives series. New York is sweltering in the summer heat, and Harlem is close to the boiling point.

To Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones, at times it seems as if the whole world has gone mad.2/5. A friend of mine, Phil Lomax, told me this story about a blind man with a pistol shooting at a man who had slapped him on the subway train and killing an innocent bystander peacefully reading his newspaper across the aisle and I thought, damn right, sounds just like today’s news, riots in the ghettos, war in Vietnam, masochistic doings in the.

Blind Man With A Pistol was the last novel featuring Harlem cops, Gravedigger Jones & Coffin Ed that Chester Himes wrote.

It went out in Enough time for Himes to have witnessed the USA Vietnam War debacle, the Black Power Movement faltering, the.

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At once grotesquely comic and unflinchingly violent, Blind Man With a Pistol is the final entry in Chester Himes's trailblazing Harlem Detectives series. New York Free shipping over $/5(1). Chester Himes was born in Missouri in He began writing while serving a prison sentence for a jewel theft and published just short of twenty novels before his death in Among his best-known thrillers are Blind Man with a Pistol, Cotton Comes to Harlem, The Crazy Kill, A Rage in Harlem, The Real Cool Killers, and The Heat's On, all /5().

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