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 (ôl′grĭn), Nelson 1909-1981.
American writer noted for his novels about the pride and longings of impoverished people, including The Man with the Golden Arm (1949).

Algren

(ˈɔːlɡrən)
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(Biography) Nelson. 1909–81, US novelist. His novels, mostly set in Chicago, include Never Come Morning (1942) and The Man with the Golden Arm (1949)
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Cris Mazza, whose work addresses sexual politics and identity, victimhood and personal accountability in frank and sometimes disturbing ways, will read from "Charlatan," which Kirkus Review calls "an impressive compendium of an important career" that includes a PEN/Nelson Algren Award for "How to Leave a Country.
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