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Nelson Algren brings a deeply personal tone to his reading about Sophie, the doomed wife of card dealer and drug addict Frankie Machine, wanted for murder, as she waits futilely for him to return home.

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©1949 Nelson Algren (P)1963 Calliope Author Readings

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“A notable addition to the pleasures of being read to”, (Boston Globe)
“Nelson Algren’s nasal tone and clipped narration make for great storytelling as well as providing insight into the creative process,” (AudioFile Magazine)

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