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1942. The Neon Wilderness (stories). 1946. The Man with the Golden Arm. 1949. A Walk on the Wild Side. 1956. The Last Carousel (stories). 197 3. Other Chicago: City on the Make. 1951. Who Lost an American? Being a Guide to the Seamier Sides of New York City, Inner London, Paris, Dublin, Barcelona, Seville, Almeria, Istanbul, Crete and Chicago, Illinois. 1963. Conversations with Algren, with H. E. F. Donohue. 1964. Notes from a Sea-Diary: Hemingway All the Way. 1965. Editor, Algren 's Own Book of Lonesome Monsters.

Winesburg, Ohio: A Group of Tales qfOhio Small Town Life. Poor White. 1920. The Triumph qf the Egg and Other Stories. 1921. Many Marriages. 1923. Horses and Men (stories). 1923. Dark Laughter. 1925. Alice, and The Lost Novel (stories). 1929. Beyond Desire. 1932. Death in the Woods and Other Stories. 1933. Kit Brandon: A Portrait. 19 36. 1919. Plays Winesburg (produced 1934). In Winesburg and Others, 1937. ). In Winesburg and Others, 1937. Winesburg and Others (includes The Triumph qf the Egg, dramatized by Raymond O'Neil; Mother, They Married Later).

For example, a farmer consumed with the idea of being a Biblical patriarch so confuses and terrifies his only grandson in a ritual of sacrifice that the boy runs away forever. A young man, obsessed with the idea that he is "queer," hopelessly different from other people, breaks into a frantic dance and physically strikes out at his one sympathetic listener. A shy woman, who has waited many years for the return of her lover, one night in desperation runs naked across her front lawn in the rain. Appearing in several stories is the young newspaper reporter, George Willard, to whom some of the grotesques tell their story.

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