Blind Man with a Pistol

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Blind Man With a Pistol
First edition
Author Chester Himes
Series Harlem Cycle
Genre Crime
Published 1969, William Morrow
Pages 192
Preceded by Cotton Comes to Harlem
Followed by Plan B

Blind Man With a Pistol is a 1969 fiction novel by Chester Himes. It is the 8th book in the Harlem Cycle series.


It is summertime in the city of Harlem and Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones are both trying to keep peace in the city. They pursue two different cases in attempt to keep the city from tearing itself apart.