Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1989.
First edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with sunning along the top edges in alike dust-jacket.
Nelson Algren was a writer of gritty, hard-boiled crime novels, essays, and short stories who was also known for his flamboyant lifestyle and wild, outrageous parties. This book tells the story of Algren's life, from his childhood in St. Louis to his days as a hustler in Chicago and New York City, to his days as a celebrated author and notorious bohemian.; 8vo; 416 pages.