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The Neon Wilderness

by Algren, Nelson

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Co, 1947. First Edition. 286 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Light green cloth, edges browned. Original illustrated dust jacket, chipped, small piece missing lower front. A near fine copy in a very good jacket. First Edition. 286 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. This is the author's third book and first collection of short stories. Later works include "The Man with the Golden Arm" and "Walk on the Wild Side"

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
The Old Mill Bookshop US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
31059
Title
The Neon Wilderness
Author
Algren, Nelson
Format/binding
286 pp. 1 vols. 8vo
Book condition
Used - Light green cloth, edges browned. Original illustrated dust jacket, chipped, small piece missing lower front. A near fine copy i
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Doubleday & Co
Place of Publication
Garden City, New York
Date Published
1947
Keywords
American | Nelson Algren

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