Set in Chicago's Polish-American ghetto, a novel which depicts America's 'third person society', a state where the lower classes are exploited and dehumanized, a state where what is sordid is no longer shocking as its sufferers become accustomed to their inevitable victimization. From the author of WALK ON THE WILD SIDE.
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NELSON ALGREN (1909 1981) wrote of the despised urban underbelly of America before it was fashionable to do so and still stands as one of our most defiant and enduring novelists. The Man with the Golden Arm won the first National Book Award in 1950. His other novels include A Walk on the Wild Side and Never Come Morning.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1977. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0140045236
Book Description Penguin Books, 1977. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140045236