The Blues Detective: A Study of African American Detective Fiction

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgments xv
  • Introduction 3
  • 1 - The Paradigmatic Gesture 13
  • 5 - City Within a City: the Detective Fiction of Chester Himes 125
  • Notes 237
  • Bibliography 245
  • Index 253
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