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A walk on the wild side

Author: Nelson Algren
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2006.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dove Findhorn is a naive country boy who busts out of Hicksville, Texas in pursuit of a better life in New Orleans. Amongst the downtrodden prostitutes, bootleggers and hustlers of the old French  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Didactic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nelson Algren
ISBN: 9781841956800 1841956805
OCLC Number: 62225900
Notes: With new introduction by Richard Flanagan.
Originally published: London: Spearman, 1957.
Description: xxvii, 333 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Nelson Algren.

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