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The Real Cool Killers

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ON SALE: November 28th 1988

Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard

PAGE COUNT: 160

The book that Walter Kirn said was like “Hieronymus Bosch meets Miles Davis” (The New York Times). * Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones get personally involved in a gang dispute in 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.

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