The Neon Wilderness

By: Algren, Nelson

Price: $250.00

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A notable short story collection. Near fine with sunned spine and stain to front edge, in very good dust jacket with half-inch chip at head of spine and small chip at foot of front spine fold, short tears at the edges. Signed and lengthily and humorously inscribed in the year of publication, signed with the nickname "Swede." Growing up in White Sox country, Algren became identified with Swede Risberg, a shortstop who became implicated in the Black Sox scandal. According to Algren, he got stuck with the Swede because all of his friends had already called "dibs" on all of the other players. Algren was of Swedish descent. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall (5 x 9" or 13.5 x 22.5cm); 286 pp

Title: The Neon Wilderness

Author Name: Algren, Nelson

Categories: Modern First Editions,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1947

Binding: Hardcover

Seller ID: 30672

Keywords: Modern First Editio Literature