People to See An Anecdotal History of Chicago's Makers and Breakers. . .

By: Nash, Jay Robert

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The jacket has a few tiny tears at the top corners. The back has a 1 1/4" tear at the bottom and a 1 1/4" tear at the spine tail. The front has an area where a price sticker was removed; it removed the printed paper from that area. ; This is an irreverent and revealing portrait of the merchant princes and magnates Marshall Field, William Randolph Hearst, P. K. Wrigley, Philip Armour, Gustavis Swift, Cyrus McCormic, George Pullman; crime king Roger Plant, Al Capone, Frank Nitti, Arnold Rothstein, who fixed the 1919 World Series and "Shoeless Joe" Jackson who played it that way; Richard J Daley and the long line of his predecessors who insisted Chicago was not ready for reform; proud pioneers of journalism and literatureincluding Carl Sandburg, Ring Lardner, Nelson Algren, Saul Bellow and Gwendolyn Brooks, and the rich heritage of Chicago Sports figures. Great entertainment is here to read, fascinating details about the gaudy and gorgeous People to See. The book includes Underworld, 1858, Author Author, Elegant Egomania, King Crime and others. Black & white photos are generously included of many famous and infamous personalities. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 265 pages

Title: People to See An Anecdotal History of Chicago's Makers and Breakers. . .

Author: Nash, Jay Robert

Illustrator: Illustrated by Various

Categories: illinois,

Edition: Unknown; Unknown

Publisher: Piscataway, New Jersey, U. S. A., New Century Publishers: 1981

ISBN: 0832901075

ISBN 13: 9780832901072

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New in Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 004430