Never Come Morning

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (10.52 hours)
Product Number: Z100097198
Released: Jun 21, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781483052083
Narrator/s: Stefan Rudnicki
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Description

Bruno Bicek, "Lefty," is a prizefighter and small-time hood in Chicago. But when Bruno doesn't prevent the gang rape of his girlfriend, Steffi, it tears them apart, their worlds changed forever. Bruno is sent to jail and Steffi to a brothel governed by a brutal crime boss, who has no intention of letting Steffi go.

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Author(s): Nelson Algren
Original Publish Date: Jan 01, 2006

All formats/editions

CD
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Author(s): Nelson Algren
Narrator(s): Stefan Rudnicki
Product Number DD47350
Released: Jan 01, 2006
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781441702500
eBook
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Author(s): Nelson Algren
Product Number EB00762661
Released: Jul 16, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
ISBN: #9781609802707

Professional reviews

"Chicago pours forth from Stefan Rudnicki--not the satirical "da Bears" version but not a variety that is overly familiar, either. Algren's masterpiece, which deserves a much higher readership, takes place in the brutal, dead-end, largely Polish enclaves of Wicker Park, Chicago, circa 1942. Bruno "Lefty" Bicek is a twenty-year gifted boxer who foolishly believes the ring offers him passage to his American Dream. But his world is circumscribed by organized crime, Chicago-style ward politics, and violence that is as casual as it is unpredictable. Dreams do not come true in such places. Seeming to arise from these gritty streets, Rudnicki's narration conveys a despair and a terror that do not quickly dissipate. M.O. (c) AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine"

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