Short stories by Charles Johnson.
Charles Richard Johnson (born April 23, 1948) is a scholar and the author of novels, short stories, screen-and-teleplays, and essays, most often with a philosophical orientation. Johnson has directly addressed the issues of black life in America in novels such as Dreamer and Middle Passage. Johnson was born in 1948 in Evanston, Illinois,and spent most of his career at the University of Washington in Seattle.
Listing 1 story.
Two brothers aim to rob their old neighbor's apartment, only to reveal her hidden wealth. Though they quickly steal the highest-value items and bring them home, the brothers soon feel the guilt and haunting refusal to spend their riches.