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Somebody in Boots

(1935)
A novel by

 
From the rear cover; "Nelson Algren wrote 'Somebody in Boots', his first novel in 1935, after travelling through Depression America as a journalist and migrant worker. One of the first great 'dustbowl' novels, its powerful realism and passionate conviction found an echo four years later in Steinbeck's 'Grapes of Wrath'. Cass McKay, a man alienated from family and faith, illiterate and utterly displaced, leaves his poverty-stricken hometown in search of a living, riding the railroad from El Paso to Chicago, drifting from dosshouse to jail, from soup kitchen to hobo jungle. Alone in a world indifferent to his fate, McKay remains defiant in the face of adversity, his dignity intact."

 
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Paperback Editions

March 2017 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Somebody in Boots (Rebel Reads)
Author(s): Nelson Algren
ISBN: 1-63246-043-2 / 978-1-63246-043-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ig Publishing
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January 1993 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Somebody in Boots (Flamingo modern classics)
Author(s): Nelson Algren
ISBN: 0-586-09207-2 / 978-0-586-09207-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Flamingo
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April 1987 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Somebody in Boots: A Novel (Classic Reprint Series)
Author(s): Nelson Algren
ISBN: 0-938410-40-7 / 978-0-938410-40-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thunder's Mouth Pr
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Kindle Editions

March 2017 : Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Somebody in Boots (Rebel Reads)
Author(s): Nelson Algren
Publisher: Ig Publishing
Availability: Amazon CA   


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