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Chester Himes

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Pinktoes Summary

In all his writing, Himes is concerned with the daily realities, the pressures and humiliations, of being black in a racist society dominated by whites.

Although his work leaves little doubt as to whom the real enemy is, it also reveals the agonized awareness that blacks often do little to help their own cause, and thus remain the prisoners of their weaknesses and obsessions.

Himes expresses these concerns indirectly...

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