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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).
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Algren

(ˈɔːlɡrən)
n
(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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Algren bitterly commented in an interview shortly before his death (partly following Beauvoir's picture of him in The Mandarins as Lewis Brogan, and intensified by her autobiographical La Force des Choses that appeared in 1963):
3], Christopher Hitchens remarks that Catch-22 "didn't get much of a reception (except for Nelson Algren in The Nation, who called it 'the best American novel to come out of World War II')." Alas for my bruised ego, Hitchens missed my review in the November 18, 1961, Nation.
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Fire takes many forms, so its narrative presence comes and goes, but the voice is as brash and street-smart as one of Chicago author Nelson Algren's hustlers, while also sounding compulsively contrite.
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