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The man with the golden arm.

Nelson Algren

The man with the golden arm.

by Nelson Algren

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Published by Fawcett in Greenwich, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City and town life -- Fiction,
  • Morphine habit -- Fiction,
  • Criminals -- Fiction,
  • Gamblers -- Fiction,
  • Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Paperback ed

    GenreFiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination364 p. ;
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22781583M

      Buy a cheap copy of The Man with the Golden Arm book by Nelson Algren. A novel of rare genius, The Man with the Golden Arm describes the dissolution of a card-dealing WWII veteran named Frankie Machine, caught in the act of slowly Free shipping over $/5(4).   The man with the golden arm by Nelson Algren. Publication date Topics City and town life -- Fiction, Morphine abuse -- Fiction, Criminals -- Fiction, Gamblers -- Fiction, Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction Publisher Four Walls Eight Windows Internet Archive Books. Scanned in :

    The Man with the Golden Arm () is a novel by American writer Nelson Algren. It won the National Book Award and was adapted into the film of the same name. Set in Chicago from to , it is the tragedy of Frankie Machine, a young WW2 vet. ― Nelson Algren, quote from The Man With the Golden Arm “If Jesus Christ treated me like you do, I’d drive in the nails myself.” “Then the wooden benches along the walls, where so many outcasts had slept, would be lit by a sort of slow, clocked lightning til the bulb steadied and fastened its tiny feral fury upon the center of the.

    The man with the golden arm. [Nelson Algren] -- In this realistic story of Chicago's underworld, Frankie is a junkie with a monkey on his back, a card shark in a sea of police, thieves, fixers and hustlers. Preview of The Man with the Golden Arm Summary: Besides the social issues which arise from environment and the socioeconomic system, Algren pursues other more universal themes. Perhaps the most apparent is that of interconnectedness and interdependence. Cops and criminals are brothers — .


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The Man With The Golden Arm About book: But at the corner there was only the amputee who sold papers there, his cap wrapped in the Daily News and folded into his crutch’s handle to rest his armpit while he whooped, ‘Graziano suspended!’ Somebody was always suspending somebody, the punk reflected moodily.

And the way the arc lamp swung one moment over newsstand and car line and. The man with the golden arm: a novel. [Nelson Algren] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. The Man with the Golden Arm, novel by Nelson Algren, published in It won a National Book Award in Set on Chicago’s West Side, the novel evokes the gritty street life of petty criminals and hustlers.

Hero Frankie Machine is a shrewd poker dealer whose “golden arm” shakes as he relies on morphine to overcome the pain of a war injury and to numb the guilt he feels for a drunken.

It tells of Frankie Machine, the dealer at Schwiefla's gambling joint, the man with the golden arm, the man who dealt cards as if he could talk to them and they could understand, Frankie was tough, but not tough enough to throw the 35 pound monkey that rode his back which was his way of saying that he couldn't stay too long away from the dope needle.

For a time, Nelson Algren was America’s most famous author, lauded by the likes of Richard Wright and Ernest Hemingway. Millions bought his books. Algren’s.

In the novel The Man with the Golden Arm by Nelson Algren, the character of Molly Novotny is a nightclub hostess in her early twenties who falls in love with the protagonist, Frankie Majcinek. The Man with the Golden Arm won the National Book Award. Picture of the first edition dust jacket for The Man with the Golden Arm.

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Directed by Otto Preminger. With Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak, Eleanor Parker, Arnold Stang. A strung-out junkie deals with a demoralizing drug addiction while his crippled wife and card sharks pull him down/10(K).

About The Man with the Golden Arm. A novel of rare genius, The Man with the Golden Arm describes the dissolution of a card-dealing WWII veteran named Frankie Machine, caught in the act of slowly cutting his own heart into wafer-thin slices.

For Frankie, a murder committed may be the least of his problems. A novel of rare genius, The Man with the Golden Arm describes the dissolution of a card-dealing WWII veteran named Frankie Machine, caught in the act of slowly cutting his own heart into wafer-thin slices.

For Frankie, a murder committed may be the least of his literary critic Malcolm Cowley called The Man with the Golden Arm "Algren's defense of the individual," while Carl 4/5(3).

3 Full Length Features: The Man with the Golden Arm/D.O.A./David Copperfield and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Man with the Golden Arm is Nelson Algren's most powerful and enduring work. On the 50th anniversary of its publication in Novemberfor which Algren was honored with the first National Book Award (which he received from none other than Eleanor Roosevelt at a ceremony in March ), Seven Stories released the first critical edition of an Algren work.

Publisher's Summary A novel of rare genius, The Man with the Golden Arm recounts the life of Francis Majcinek, "Frankie Machine," who returned from World War II with a Purple Heart and a morphine habit. He relies on morphine to numb the pain of a war injury and the guilt he feels for a drunken spree that put his wife Sophie in a wheelchair.

The man with the golden arm by Nelson Algren,Seven Stories Press edition, in EnglishCited by:. The Man with the Golden Arm is Nelson Algren's most powerful and enduring work.

On the 50th anniversary of its publication in Novemberfor which Algren was honored with the first National Book Award (which he received from none other than Eleanor Roosevelt at a ceremony in March ), Seven Stories is proud to release the first critical edition of an Algren work.4/5(6).‎A novel of rare genius, The Man with the Golden Arm describes the dissolution of a card-dealing WWII veteran named Frankie Machine, caught in the act of slowly cutting his own heart into wafer-thin slices.8 Books That Will Make You A Better Man; 30 Books Every Man Should Read By 30; Anguished faces of the Armed Forces; Esquire - the golden years; Ricky Gervais at the Golden Globes; A new golden.