Return of Simple - Hughes, Langston, and Harper, Akiba Sullivan (Editor), and Rampersad, Arnold (Introduction by)

Jesse B. Semple, "Simple" to his fans, first appeared in Langston Hughes's weekly column in 1943. Soon a beloved figure, Simple became the only major fictional character in U.S. literature to originate in the African-American press. Here is a wonderful new collection of Simple stories--more than half of which have never been published in book form ...

Return of Simple 1995, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780809015825

Trade paperback

Return of Simple 1994, Hill & Wang, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780809086764