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Nelson Algren's Own Book of Lonesome Monsters by  Nelson (1909-1981) Algren - First - 1963 - from The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB (SKU: BOOKS001341)

Nelson Algren's Own Book of Lonesome Monsters

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Nelson Algren's Own Book of Lonesome Monsters

by Algren, Nelson (1909-1981)

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213 pages. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 3/4") bound in quarter black cloth with gilt lettering to spine over orange boards in original pictorial jacket. First edition. These exciting stories by some of the most talented writers of contemporary fiction are a terrifying testimonial to the realization that we are all monsters, and always alone. Nelson Algren's Book of Lonesome Monsters is a collections of stories by H.E.F Donohue (Contributor), Brock Brower, Hughes Rudd, Chandler Brossard, James Blake, Thomas Pynchon, Saul Bellow, Joseph Heller, Joan Kerckhoff, Bruce Jay Friedman, Bernard Farbar and Algren himself. Condition: Spine lightly rubbed. Jacket spine extremities and corners chipped, 1/4" chip at front head edge, 1" abrasion on front, spine sunned else a very good copy in a good to very good jacket.


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Nelson Algren's Own Book of Lonesome Monsters
Algren, Nelson (1909-1981)
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