Story | Dec 2, 2014
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Story | Mar 26, 2015 | 5:58 AMWhen Nelson Algren died on May 9, 1981, he was near-broke, living in a ramshackle rental home in Sag Harbor, N.Y., and all alone. Not a fitting farewell for a writer Ernest Hemingway once rated second only to William Faulkner as America's greatest novelist. Apart from the Tribune's short story prize bearing his name, Algren has lived in the literary shadows for the last forty years. At one low point in his life, Algren told author Kurt Vonnegut that he was "the penny whistle of American literature."
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