Chicago

Chicago

A Novel

Book - 2018
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Mobbed-up 1920s Chicago: a city where some people knew too much, and where everyone should have known better. Mike Hodge, veteran of the Great War, big shot of the Chicago Tribune, probably shouldn't have fallen in love with Annie Walsh. Then, again, maybe the man who killed Annie Walsh have known better than to trifle with Mike Hodge.
Publisher: New York, NY : Custom House, [2018]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780062797193
0062797190
9780062797209
0062797204
Characteristics: 332 pages ; 24 cm

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Sep 14, 2018

An engrossing tale of love and mystery along the hard streets of Prohibition Chicago. O'Banion and Capone tussle with one another, while the cops remain on the periphery of the crime-laced society. One veteran of the Great War, a reporter for the Tribune, stalks the dens of inquity, and delves ever deeper into the fog of everyday business in the town.
Mamet's characteristically rich use of language and primal dialogue drive the emotional content of the tale, and paint a gritty image of this iconic slice of past American life.

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