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THE NEON WILDERNESS

by Algren, Nelson

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  • good
  • hardcover
  • First
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Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1947. First Edition. hard cover. Good/Fair. Inscribed by author. Garden City, NY:Doubleday and Co., Inc. 1947. 1st edition, stated. 286pp. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Green boards sunfaded and soiled along edges, with wear along edges, spine ends and edge points gently bumped. Page edges soiled.  Internally, end-pages slightly age-toned  with an inscribtion by and signed by the Author, to the 1st free end-page. Otherwise pages clean, the binding is tight and hinges intact.  The dust jacket is still in one piece, but soiled and shelfworn, with a piece of the lower outside edge of front cover missing, and other tears to edges and folds. It is not price clipped. *Collection of short stories.

Synopsis

Recipient of the first National Book Award for  The Man with the Golden Arm  and lauded by Hemingway as “one of the two best authors in America,” NELSON ALGREN (1909-1981) remains one of our most defiant and enduring novelists. His body of work includes five major novels, two short fiction collections, a book-length poem, and several collections of reportage—one of the most substantial of any American writer.

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bookseller
Parnassus Book Service US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
26171
Title
THE NEON WILDERNESS
Author
Algren, Nelson
Format/binding
Hard cover
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
Fair
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc
Date Published
1947
Keywords
LITERATURE; FICTION; SHORT STORIES

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About Parnassus Book Service

Ben Muse began selling books from the former Knowles General Store in 1959. Now in our third generation, we are a famiy-run, general book store selling new and old (often rare) books as well as issuing specialty catalogs on a variety of subjects: Americana, Latin America, Maritime, Art, the Orient and a variety of other subjects. If you can't find what you are looking for here on the web, please contact us directly at our Yarmouthport shop -- or better yet stop by to browse and talk. We look forward to seeing you.

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First Edition
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soiled
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price clipped
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tight
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inscribed
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