The man with the golden arm

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Publisher:
Seven Stories,
Pub. Date:
1976, c1949.
Language:
English
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Winner of the first National Book Award in 1950, this modern classic takes us into the gritty underbelly of post-World War II America. It is the story of "Frankie Machine," a veteran, drug addict, and card-dealer in an illicit poker game being run in Chicago's near northwest side. Frankie has just returned from the federal prison for narcotics addicts in Louisville, Kentucky, where he was exposed to all the pressures, anxieties, and temptations that had put him there in the first place.

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9780837604251
9781888363180
9781483066523
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Drug addicts -- Fiction
Gamblers -- Fiction
Morphine abuse -- Fiction
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