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Chicago

A Biography

Chicago( )
Author: Pacyga, Dominic A.
ISBN:978-0-226-64428-8
Publication Date:Apr 2011
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $22.50
Book Description:

Chicago has been called by many names. Nelson Algren declared it a "City on the Make." Carl Sandburg dubbed it the "City of Big Shoulders." Upton Sinclair christened it "The Jungle," while New Yorkers, naturally, pronounced it "the Second City."

At last there is a book for all of us, whatever we choose to call Chicago. In this magisterial biography, historian Dominic Pacygatraces the storied past of his hometown, from the explorations of Joliet and Marquette in 1673 to the...
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Book Details
Pages:472
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / State & Local / Midwest (Ia, Il, In, Ks, Mi, Mn, Mo, Nd, Ne, Oh, Sd, Wi)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.3 Inches
Book Weight:1.993 Pounds



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