menu

If He Hollers Let Him Go
by Chester Himes and Hilton Als




Overview -
A powerful story of racism that's as pertinent today as when the book was first published
This story of a man living every day in fear of his life for simply being black is as powerful today as it was when it was first published in 1947. The novel takes place in the space of four days in the life of Bob Jones, a black man who is constantly plagued by the effects of racism. Living in a society that is drenched in race consciousness has no doubt taken a toll on the way Jones behaves, thinks, and feels, especially when, at the end of his story, he is accused of a brutal crime he did not commit.

One of the most important American writers of the twentieth century . . . a] quirky American genius . . .--Walter Mosley, author of Bad Boy Brawly Brown, Devil in a Blue Dress

If He Hollers is an austere and concentrated study of black experience, set in southern California in the early forties.--Independent Publisher

  Read Full Product Description
 
local_shippingFor Delivery
In Stock.
FREE Shipping for Club Members help
 
storeBuy Online Pickup At Store
search store by zipcode

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 80 copies from $3.09
 
 
 

More About If He Hollers Let Him Go by Chester Himes; Hilton Als

 
 
 

Overview

A powerful story of racism that's as pertinent today as when the book was first published
This story of a man living every day in fear of his life for simply being black is as powerful today as it was when it was first published in 1947. The novel takes place in the space of four days in the life of Bob Jones, a black man who is constantly plagued by the effects of racism. Living in a society that is drenched in race consciousness has no doubt taken a toll on the way Jones behaves, thinks, and feels, especially when, at the end of his story, he is accused of a brutal crime he did not commit.

One of the most important American writers of the twentieth century . . . a] quirky American genius . . .--Walter Mosley, author of Bad Boy Brawly Brown, Devil in a Blue Dress

If He Hollers is an austere and concentrated study of black experience, set in southern California in the early forties.--Independent Publisher

 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560254454
  • ISBN-10: 1560254459
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Publish Date: September 2002
  • Page Count: 224
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.58 x 0.62 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.54 pounds

Series: Himes

Related Categories

 

BAM Customer Reviews