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My life of absurdity

the later years : the autobiography of Chester Himes.

by Chester B. Himes

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Published by Paragon House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Himes, Chester B., 1909-,
  • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • African American novelists -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsHimes, Chester B., 1909-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3515.I713 Z468 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination391 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages391
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2226737M
    ISBN 101557783071
    LC Control Number89072123


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