Friday, March 5, 2021

the last book I ever read A Rage in Harlem: A Harlem Detectives Novel by Chester Himes, excerpt five)

from A Rage in Harlem (Harlem Detectives Series Book 1) by Chester Himes:

Jackson picked up the squashed loaf of bread and straightened it out, then sat at the table and lifted the lid of the pot. It was half-filled with boiled pig’s feet, black-eyed peas and rice.

“Ain’t nothin’ but hoppin’ john,” Goldy said.

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