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City of Scoundrels The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago

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ISBN-10: 0307454290

ISBN-13: 9780307454294

Edition: 2012

Authors: Gary Krist

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List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/17/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Gary Krist was born in Jersey City, New Jersey in 1957. He graduated from Princeton University and studied literature at the Universitaet Konstanz on a Fulbright Scholarship. He is an author and journalist. His first collection of short stories, The Garden State, was published in 1988 and won the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction. His other works of fiction include Bone by Bone, Bad Chemistry, Chaos Theory, and Extravagance. His non-fiction works include The White Cascade: The Great Northern Railway Disaster and America's Deadliest Avalanche and City of Scoundrels: The 12 Days of Disaster that Gave Birth to Modern Chicago. He is a regular book reviewer for the New York Times Book Review,…    

Prologue: The Burning Hive: July 21, 1919
Collision Course: January 1 to July 21, 1919
Crisis: July 22 to July 31, 1919
From the Ashes: August 1, 1919, to late 1920
Epilogue: The Two Chicagos: May 14, 1920