Nov 6, 2002
a Very Helpful Review
by the Epinions community
Pros: verisimilitude (insider view of prison life)
Cons: can one just bleach out black experience?
Summary: Like James Baldwin a few years later in Giovanni's Room, when Chester Himes (1909-84) wrote a novel about the difficulties of love between men in Yesterday Will Make You Cry (published in substantially altered form in 1952 as Cast the ... read more