The Man With the Golden Arm Author:Nelson Algren This is the powerful, tender story of a dope addict and gambler who never dealt a hand so bad as the one life dealt to him. It is a story of the lost and the damned in the slums of a great city. Particularly, it is the story of Frankie Machine, dealer in a gambling house, of his wife, Zosh, and his girl friend, Molly-O. It is a story of love ... more »and hate, and dreams betrayed.
The story was made into a movie produced by Otto Preminger and starring Frank Sinatra, Eleanor Parker, and Kim Novak.« less