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The conjure-man dies / Rudolph Fisher ; with an introduction by Stanley Ellin.

Fisher, Rudolph, 1897-1934 (author.). Ellin, Stanley, (writer of introduction.). Fisher, Rudolph, 1897-1934 Container of (work) : John Archer's nose. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Easton Public Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Easton Main Library FISHER (Text) 31901004479178 New Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780008216474
  • ISBN: 0008216479
  • Physical Description: ix, 293 pages ; 20 cm
  • Edition: Paperback edition.
  • Publisher: London : Collins Crime Club, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"First published by Covici-Friede, New York 1932"--Title page verso.
"The Conjure-man dies was the very first detective novel written by an African-American"--Page [4] of cover.
Summary, etc.:
Perry Dart, one of Harlem's ten African-American black police detectives, investigates the murder of N'Gana Frimbo, the African conjure-man. Also includes the short story "John Archer's Nose."
Subject: African American detectives > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Fortune-tellers > Crimes against > Fiction.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.

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