The Return of Simple by Langston HughesThe Return of Simple by Langston Hughes

The Return of Simple

byLangston Hughes, Arnold Rampersad

Paperback | August 31, 1995

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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.

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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 col...
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Title:The Return of SimpleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:218 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.55 inPublished:August 31, 1995Publisher:Farrar, Straus And Giroux

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ISBN - 10:080901582X

ISBN - 13:9780809015825

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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.