Chicago: City on the Make: Sixtieth Anniversary Edition

Chicago: City on the Make: Sixtieth Anniversary Edition

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226013862
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 10/15/2011
Pages: 152
Sales rank: 515,159
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Nelson Algren (1909–81) won the National Book Award in 1950 for The Man with the Golden Arm. His works include A Walk on the Wild Side, The Neon Wilderness, and Chicago: City on the Make, the last published by the University of Chicago Press. David Schmittgens teaches English at St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago. Bill Savage is a senior lecturer at Northwestern University and coeditor of the fiftieth anniversary critical edition of The Man with the Golden Arm.

Table of Contents


Introduction by Studs Terkel
1. The hustlers
2. Are you a Christian?
3. The silver-colored yesterday
4. Love is for barflies
5. Bright faces of tomorrow
6. No more giants
7. Nobody knows where O'Connor went
Afterword
Notes
Acknowledgments
Publishing History
Bibliography

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