Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Himes (was Someone who doesn't like Pelecanos)

From: Rene Ribic (
Date: 21 Jul 2004

> Rene,
> Re your proposed answer below:
> > Forgive me if someone has answered this one (as may
> > be obvious, I'm very
> > behind on reading posts):
> > For Love of Imabelle was the title of the original
> > US edition (Gold
> > Medal). I believe the title was changed to A Rage in
> > Harlem to cash in
> > on the film version of that title that came out in
> > the 60''s or 70's.
> I don't know why the title was changed, but I DO know
> that the book was appearing under the title A RAGE IN
> HARLEM long before the film version came out.
I stand corrected. Maybe I was thinking of Cotton Comes to Harlem, which I vaguely recall having another title - but with this memory of mine I could be wrong there too ...


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