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New Chester Himes Biography Reveals A Life As Wild Any Detective Story

Lawrence P. Jackson's biography tracks the writer's course from prison to published novelist. Critic Maureen Corrigan says Himes' life story is well worth reading.

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New Chester Himes Biography Reveals A Life As Wild As Any Detective Story

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