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If He Hollers Let Him Go

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Format: Paperback

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Key Features
Author(s) Chester Himes
Illustrator
Publisher Profile Books Ltd
Date of Publication 1999
Language English
Format Paperback
ISBN-10 1852427043
ISBN-13 9781852427047
Subject General & Literary Fiction
Publication Data
Place of Publication London
Country of Publication United Kingdom
Imprint Serpent's Tail

If He Hollers Let Him Go Robert Jones has got a lot going for him - a steady job, a steady relationship and plenty of prospects - until a white woman accuses him of rape and, all of a sudden, his prospects seem a lot less bright. This novel is about an African-American shipyard worker in Los Angeles during World War II. It earned him critical acclaim and was considered a "protest novel".

Author Biography

Chester Himes was a black American writer. If He Hollers Let Him Go, originally published in 1945, was his first novel. His other work includes the Harlem Detective series. In 1958 he won France's Grand Prix de Littérature Policière.