My Life of Absurdity,the Later Years

My Life of Absurdity,the Later Years
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  • ISBN-13: 9781560250944
  • ISBN: 1560250941
  • Publisher: Avalon Publishing Group


Himes, Chester B.


In this the second volume of his autobiography, Chester Himes deals with moving to Paris in the early 1950s, where he developed from an eloquent, influential "black writer" into a writer who was internationally known. Himes take us to the heart of Paris expatriate café society & through the writing of his eighteen books & novels. He also paints fascinating portraits of lovers, three continents, & friends such as Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, & James Baldwin. My Life of Absurdity is the story of a life only Himes could have lived-just on the edge of reality, about three steps short of fantasy, & three generations out of slavery. Chester Himes (1909-1984) is the renowned author of If He Hollers Let Him Go, Cotton Comes to Harlem, The Heat's On, Come Back Charlestown Blue, & many other novels, short stories, & articles. The first part of his autobiography, The Quality of Hurt: The Early Years, is also published by Thunder's Mouth Press.Himes, Chester B. is the author of 'My Life of Absurdity,the Later Years' with ISBN 9781560250944 and ISBN 1560250941.

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