The Big Gold Dream Author:Chester Himes Somebody was giving a bloody new twist to that old-time religion. The case started in a gigantic Harlem revival meeting where the assembled sinners suddenly discovered that one of them was a corpse. It led to a hellish fight in a pitch-black building where no one was sure who was killing whom. It took a wild detour in a swank apartment house whe... more »re an old man was seduced by a teen-aged hooker, his young wife was led astray by a handsome stranger, and a killer made hay while the others made love.
And following every step of the way through sin city were Coffin Ed Johnson and Gave Digger Jones, two black supercops who preached their sermons with long-barreled pistols and big, hard fists....« less