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By Nelson Algren

A singular of infrequent genius, the guy with the Golden Arm describes the dissolution of a card-dealing WWII veteran named Frankie computing device, stuck within the act of slowly slicing his personal middle into wafer-thin slices. For Frankie, a homicide dedicated could be the least of his problems.
The literary critic Malcolm Cowley referred to as the guy with the Golden Arm "Algren's security of the individual," whereas Carl Sandburg wrote of its "strange middle of the night dignity." A literary travel de strength, here's a novel in contrast to the other, one within which drug habit, poverty, and human failure by some means recommend a safeguard of human dignity and a reason behind wish.

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That’s a newspaper joker,” Applejack guaranteed Frankie, “I don’t comprehend who the bandage is yet merely newspaper men drape a coat on them like that. you recognize why? ” Frankie didn’t have the faintest notion.

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