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Published by Seven Stories Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Chicago (Ill.)

Subjects:

  • City and town life -- Fiction,
  • Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementNelson Algren.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3501.L4625 N36 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination304 p. ;
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1001192M
ISBN 101888363215
LC Control Number96040151

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