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Author Wisniewski, Mary, author.

Title Algren : a life / Mary Wisniewski.

Publication Info. Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press Incorporated, 2017.
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 Nichols Adult Biography  813.52 ALG    AVAILABLE
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Description 362 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Childhood days -- College and the crash -- Prison and somebody in boots -- Marriage and the WPA -- Polonia and never come morning -- Polonia's revenge and Private Abraham -- Beloved local youth -- Golden years -- The walls begin to close -- The nonconformist -- Return of the native -- Good-bye to fiction -- Good-bye to Chicago -- Knitted backwards.
Summary "Algren: A Life is a new biography of Chicago writer Nelson Algren, author of The Man with the Golden Arm, A Walk on the Wild Side, Never Come Morning, multiple short stories, and travel essays" -- Provided by publisher.
Subject Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981.
Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
ISBN 9781613735329
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