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The Resource Chester B. Himes : a biography, Lawrence P. Jackson

Chester B. Himes : a biography, Lawrence P. Jackson

Label
Chester B. Himes : a biography
Title
Chester B. Himes
Title remainder
a biography
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence P. Jackson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores Himes' middle-class origins, imprisonment, creative experiences during World War II, and eventual escape to Europe, where he became famous for his Harlem detective series and its themes of sexuality, racism, and social injustice
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jackson, Lawrence Patrick
Dewey number
  • 813/.6
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3515.I713
LC item number
Z635 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Himes, Chester B
  • Himes, Chester B
  • Novelists, American
  • African American novelists
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • African American novelists
  • Novelists, American
Label
Chester B. Himes : a biography, Lawrence P. Jackson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Old school Negro: 1909-1914 -- The Southern crosses the Yellow Dog: 1914-1925 -- Banquets and cocaine balls: 1925-1928 -- Gray city of exiled men: 1928-1936 -- White folks and the days: 1936-1941 -- Ruin of the golden dream: 1941-1944 -- Trying to win a home: 1944-1945 -- Monkey an' the lion: 1946-1948 -- Inflicting a wound upon himself: 1948-1952 -- Cadillacs to cotton sacks: 1952-1954 -- Othello: 1954-1955 -- A pistol in his hand, again: 1955-1959 -- Five cornered square: 1959-1962 -- Cotton comes to Harlem: 1963-1965 -- A Moor in Spain: 1965-1972 -- Afro-American people's novelist: 1972-1984
Control code
ocn951070835
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 606 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393063899
Lccn
2017013307
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40027346487
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393063899
  • (OCoLC)951070835
Label
Chester B. Himes : a biography, Lawrence P. Jackson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Old school Negro: 1909-1914 -- The Southern crosses the Yellow Dog: 1914-1925 -- Banquets and cocaine balls: 1925-1928 -- Gray city of exiled men: 1928-1936 -- White folks and the days: 1936-1941 -- Ruin of the golden dream: 1941-1944 -- Trying to win a home: 1944-1945 -- Monkey an' the lion: 1946-1948 -- Inflicting a wound upon himself: 1948-1952 -- Cadillacs to cotton sacks: 1952-1954 -- Othello: 1954-1955 -- A pistol in his hand, again: 1955-1959 -- Five cornered square: 1959-1962 -- Cotton comes to Harlem: 1963-1965 -- A Moor in Spain: 1965-1972 -- Afro-American people's novelist: 1972-1984
Control code
ocn951070835
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 606 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393063899
Lccn
2017013307
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40027346487
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393063899
  • (OCoLC)951070835

Library Locations

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      345 Main Street, North Andover, MA, 01845, US
      42.6961299 -71.1263305
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