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The Impossible Generalized Man today is the critic who believes in loving those unworthy of love as well as those worthy - yet believes this only insofar as no personal risk is entailed. Meaning he loves no one, worthy or no. This is what makes him impossible.

Nelson Algren

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His father worked as an auto mechanic nearby on North Kedzie Avenue. Drive) in the Greater Grand Crossing section of the South Side. This teasing only increased when Risberg and other White Sox players were implicated in the 1920 Black Sox Scandal.

". He's still a sort of bard of the down-and-outer because of this book and the novel A Walk on the Wild Side (made even more famous by the Lou Reed song). He may be best known for The Man with the Golden Arm a 1949 novel that won the National Book Award and was adapted as a 1955 film of the same name.

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