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Al·gren(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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(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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