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Himes, Chester B., 1909-1984

LC control no.n 50034439
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPS3515.I713
Personal name headingHimes, Chester B., 1909-1984
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Variant(s)Himes, Chester, 1909-1984
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1909-07-29
Death date1984-11-12
Place of birthJefferson City (Mo.)
Place of deathTeulada (Spain)
Moraira (Spain)
Field of activitySuspense fiction Detective and mystery stories
Profession or occupationAfrican American novelists
Found inHis If he hollers let him go, 1945: t.p. (Chester B. Himes)
His A case of rape, 1984: CIP t.p. (Chester Himes)
His The heat's on, 1986: t.p. (Chester Himes) jacket (b. in Jefferson City, Mo., in 1909; in 1928 sentenced to 20 years imprisonment for armed robbery; began writing in prison; released in 1936; lived in California until he left U.S. and made home in Europe; began writing thrillers in Paris and became popular in France and later in America; d. in Spain in 1984)
Fantastic Fiction www site, 16 May 2013: Chester Himes (Chester Bomar Himes, born 1909; African American writer of detective novels; moved to Moraira, Spain where he died in 1984)
Wikipedia, 8 Feb. 2020 (Chester Himes; Chester Bomar Himes; b. 29 July 1909 in Jefferson City, MO; d. 12 Nov. 1984 in Moraira, Spain; settled permanently in France in the 1950s, lived in Paris and the south of France, moved to Spain in 1969 and lived there until death in 1984)
Associated languageeng