Chester Himes

Chester Himes

This is a complete list of Chester Himes books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction in Publication Order

List of Chester Himes Anthologies in Publication Order

Chester Himes: Biography

Chester Himes was born on July 29th, 1909. Chester passed away November 12th, 1984 at 75 years old. Chester Himes was born in Jefferson City.

Chester Himes is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 10 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1945 with the novel If He Hollers Let Him Go. The most recently released novel was Plan B which was released in 1993.

Chester Himes also wrote the Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones series which has 9 books including For Love of Imabelle / A Rage in Harlem and A Rage in Harlem.

Chester Himes: Awards & Accolades

Chester Himes books have been nominated for multiple awards, Run Man Run was nominated for the Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award, in 1967. Blind Man with a Pistol / Hot Day, Hot Night was nominated for the Edgar Award, Best Mystery Novel, in 1970. For Love of Imabelle / A Rage in Harlem was nominated for the Audie Award, Best Fiction, in 2013.

Chester Himes: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Chester Himes on Book Notification is For Love of Imabelle / A Rage in Harlem, the 1st novel in the Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones series.

The most read book by Chester Himes on Book Notification is For Love of Imabelle / A Rage in Harlem, the 1st novel in the Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones series.

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  1. Ann Cleeves, author of the Shetland Island Series.
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  4. Susan Hill, author of the Simon Serrailler Series.
  5. Michael Connelly, author of the Harry Bosch Series.

Chester Himes: F.A.Q

When was Chester Himes Born?

Chester Himes was born on July 29th, 1909.

When did Chester Himes die?

Chester Himes died on November 12th, 1984 at 75 years old.

Where was Chester Himes Born?

Chester Himes was born in Jefferson City, .

What was the first book Chester Himes wrote?

The first novel written by Chester Himes was If He Hollers Let Him Go, published in 1945.

What was the most recent book Chester Himes wrote?

His most recently released work was The Quality of Hurt on February 1st, 1997.

How many books has Chester Himes written?

Chester Himes has written 22 books. 9 books in the Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones Series, 10 Standalone Novels, 1 book in the Short Story Collections, 2 books in the Non-Fiction.

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