Nelson Algren (1909-1981)

Death: 9th May 1981
Location: Oakland Cemetery, Sag Harbor, Suffolk County, New York, United States
Cause of death: Heart Failure
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American writer, born in Detroit but raised in Chicago from the age of three. He received a degree in journalism from the University of Illinois. 
His best known work in The Man With the Golden Arm which was published in 1949 and was awarded the National Book Award in 1950.