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Algren, Nelson

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  • Algren, Nelson
  • A Walk on the Wild Side. New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1956
  • paper
8vo (207 x 135mm.), FIRST EDITION, original yellow backed boards lettered in black, grey and green, DUST-JACKET featuring photograph by Arthur Shay, some minor browning to front free endpaper

Catalogue Note

A newspaper obituary of the author is loosely inserted. Hemingway is reported to have said "Mr Algren can hit with both hands and move around, and he will kill you if you're not awfully careful".