The man with the golden arm / Nelson Algren ; William J. Savage, Jr. and Daniel Simon, eds.
Author: Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981.
Edition: 50th anniversary critical ed.
Publisher: New York : [Emeryville, CA] : Seven Stories Press ; Distributed by Publishers Group West, 
ISBN: 1583220089 (pbk.)
Description: viii, 454 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subject: Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981. Man with the golden arm.
City and town life Fiction.
Morphine abuse Fiction.
Inner cities Illinois Chicago Fiction.
Poor Illinois Chicago Social life and customs Fiction.
Chicago (Ill.) Fiction.
Notes: Text accompanied by critical essays.
Contents: Editors' preface -- The man with the golden arm -- Remembrances -- Early reception -- New views -- Contributor biographies -- Acknowledgments and credits -- About the author.
Summary: Critical essays accompany the story of gambler Frankie Machine as he struggles to stay alive amid the corruption and drug addiction of Chicago's slums and underworld.