Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones get personally involved in a gang dispute in The Real Cool Killers , one of the most provocative cases in Chester Himes s groundbreaking Harlem Detectives series. Many people had reasons for killing Ulysses Galen, a big Greek with too much money and too great a liking for young black girls. But there are complications like Sonny, found standing over the body, high on hash, with a gun in his hand that fires only blanks; a gang called the Moslems; a disappearing suspect; and the fact that Coffin Ed s daughter is up to her pretty little neck in the whole explosive business. "

Buy The Real Cool Killers book by Chester B Himes from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780679720393
ISBN-10: 0679720391
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 133mm x 13mm)
Pages: 159
Imprint: Vintage Books
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2000
Country of Publication: United States

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Real Cool Killers book by Chester B Himes and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Chester B Himes

Chester Himes was born in Missouri in 1909. He began writing while serving a prison sentence for a jewel theft and published just short of twenty novels before his death in 1984. Among his best-known thrillers are Blind Man with a Pistol, Cotton Comes to Harlem, The Crazy Kill, A Rage in Harlem, The Real Cool Killers, and The Heat's On, all available from Vintage.