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    Publisher: Canongate

    A Walk On The Wild Side

    £10.99
    The book that inspired Lou Reed's 'A Walk on the Wild Side' and was made into a screenplay by John Fante
    ISBN: 9781841956800
    AuthorNelson Algren
    Pub Date26/01/2006
    BindingPaperback
    Pages368
    Availability: In Stock

    With an introduction by Richard Flanagan

    Dove Findhorn is a naive country boy who busts out of Hicksville, Texas in pursuit of a better life in New Orleans. Amongst the downtrodden prostitutes, bootleggers and hustlers of the old French Quarter, Dove finds only hopelessness, crime and despair. His quest uncovers a harrowing grotesque of the American Dream.
    A Walk in the Wild Side is an angry, lonely, large-hearted and often funny masterpiece that has captured the imaginations of every generation since its first publication in 1956, and that rendered a world later immortalised in Lou Reed's classic song.

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    With an introduction by Richard Flanagan

    Dove Findhorn is a naive country boy who busts out of Hicksville, Texas in pursuit of a better life in New Orleans. Amongst the downtrodden prostitutes, bootleggers and hustlers of the old French Quarter, Dove finds only hopelessness, crime and despair. His quest uncovers a harrowing grotesque of the American Dream.
    A Walk in the Wild Side is an angry, lonely, large-hearted and often funny masterpiece that has captured the imaginations of every generation since its first publication in 1956, and that rendered a world later immortalised in Lou Reed's classic song.