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City of scoundrels : the twelve days of disaster that gave birth to modern Chicago / Gary Krist.

Krist, Gary. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Town of Hanover Libraries.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Howe Library 977.3 KRI 31254003045545 Lower level Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307454294
  • ISBN: 0307454290
  • Physical Description: 347 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, c2012.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-333) and index.
Summary, etc.:
Documents the harrowing twelve-day period in Chicago in 1919 during which a blimp crash, a race riot, a crippling transit strike, and a sensational child murder case challenged the city's modernization efforts.
Subject: Chicago (Ill.) > History > 20th century.
Disasters > Illinois > Chicago > History > 20th century.
Chicago (Ill.) > Civilization.

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