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The Devil's Stocking

Written by Nelson Algren
Foreword by Herbert Mitgang


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: January 3, 2006
Price: $14.95

The Devil’s Stocking is the story of Ruby Calhoun, a boxer accused of murder in a shadowy world of low-purse fighters, cops, con artists, and bar girls. Chronicling a battle for truth and human dignity which gives way to a larger story of life and death decisions, literary grandmaster Nelson Algren’s... Read more >
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