By Chester Himes
A vintage access in Chester Himes’s trailblazing Harlem Detectives sequence, Cotton involves Harlem is one in all his hardest-hitting and so much enjoyable thrillers.
Flim-flam guy Deke O’Hara is not any faster out of Atlanta’s kingdom detention center than he’s again at the streets operating the rip-off of a life-time. As sponsor of the Back-to-Africa circulation, he’s hoping on a major Harlem rally to provide a major collection—for his personal deepest charity. however the take is hijacked by means of white gunmen and hidden in a bale of cotton that without warning each person desires to get his fingers on. As NYPD detectives “Coffin Ed” Johnson and “Grave Digger” Jones piece jointly the complexity of the scheme, we're taken care of to Himes’s model of hard-boiled crime fiction at its very best.
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Cotton Comes to Harlem (Harlem Detectives Series) by Chester Himes