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The Return of Simple

by Arnold Rampersad, Langston Hughes

Farrar, Straus And Giroux | August 31, 1995 | Trade Paperback

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Jesse B. Simple, Simple to his fans, made weekly appearances beginning in 1943 in Langston Hughes'' column in the Chicago Defender. Simple may have shared his readers feelings of loss and dispossession, but he also cheered them on with his wonderful wit and passion for life.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 218 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.55 in

Published: August 31, 1995

Publisher: Farrar, Straus And Giroux

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 080901582X

ISBN - 13: 9780809015825

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The Return of Simple

by Arnold Rampersad, Langston Hughes

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 218 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.55 in

Published: August 31, 1995

Publisher: Farrar, Straus And Giroux

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 080901582X

ISBN - 13: 9780809015825

From the Publisher

Jesse B. Simple, Simple to his fans, made weekly appearances beginning in 1943 in Langston Hughes'' column in the Chicago Defender. Simple may have shared his readers feelings of loss and dispossession, but he also cheered them on with his wonderful wit and passion for life.

About the Author

Langston Hughes (1902-67) was born in Joplin, Missouri, was educated at Lincoln University, and lived for most of his life in New York City. He is best known as a poet, but he also wrote novels, biography, history, plays, and children''s books. Among his works are two volumes of memoirs, The Big Sea and I Wonder as I Wander, and two collections of Simple stories, The Best of Simple and The Return of Simple.

From Our Editors

Jesse B. Simple, Simple to his fans, made weekly appearances beginning in 1943 in Langston Hughes's column in the Chicago Defender. This collection contains 62 of Hughes's magnificent Simple stories, many never before published in book form. "A lively collection . . . funny-but-wise".--Robert O'Meally, New York Newsday.