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Author: Nelson Algren
Publisher: New York, Putnam [1973]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Short stories from a classic Chicago writer, featuring a colorful gallery of bums, beats, jocks, clowns, and smart alecks.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981.
Last carousel.
New York, Putnam [1973]
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nelson Algren
ISBN: 039911131X 9780399111310
OCLC Number: 747453
Description: 435 pages 22 cm
Contents: Dark came early in that country.--
Could World War I have been a mistake?--
I never hollered cheezit the cops.--
The mad laundress of Dingdong-Daddyland.--
The leak that defied the books.--
Tinkle Hinkle and the Footnote King.--
Hand in hand through the greenery with the grabstand clowns of arts and letters.--
Come in if you love money.--
Brave bulls of Sidi Yahya.--
I know they'll like me in Saigon.--
Airy persiflage on the heaving deep.--
No cumshaw no rickshaw.--
Letter from Saigon. What country do you think you're in?--
Police and mama-sans get it all.--
Poor girls of Kowloon.--
After the buffalo.--
The Cortez Gang.--
The house of the hundred grassfires.--
Previous days.--
Epitaph: The man with the golden arm.--
The passion of Upside-Down Emil : a story from life's other side.--
Merry Christmas Mr. Mark.--
I guess you fellows just don't want me.--
Everything inside is a penny.--
The ryebread trees of spring.--
Different clowns for different towns.--
Go! Go! Go! Forty years ago. Ballet for opening day: The Swede was a hard guy.--
A ticket on Skoronski.--
Ode to an absconding bookie.--
Bullring of the summer night.--
Moon of the Arfy Darfy.--
Watch out for Daddy.--
The last carousel.--
Tricks out of times long gone.


Short stories from a classic Chicago writer, featuring a colorful gallery of bums, beats, jocks, clowns, and smart alecks.


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