Chronicles of Old Chicago: Exploring the History and Lore of by Adam Selzer

By Adam Selzer

Discover the attention-grabbing background of Chicago—home to Barack Obama, Al Capone, the Chicago Cubs, politicians, mobsters, and more—told via 24 dramatic actual tales. referred to as a professional on Chicago’s folklore and crime tales, Adam Selzer takes readers via Chicago’s background from the 1800s to the current with stories of the politicians, eccentrics, and the recognized and notorious who formed the town. Essays discover ancient occasions from the nice Chicago fireplace of 1871 to the beginnings of the movie period (Chicago used to be domestic to movie lengthy prior to Hollywood) and the ancient contributions to the beginning of rock 'n’ roll. additionally incorporated are guided jogging excursions round a number of the websites pointed out, illustrated with colour photos and maps.

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