By Adam Selzer
Discover the interesting historical past of Chicago—home to Barack Obama, Al Capone, the Chicago Cubs, politicians, mobsters, and more—told via 24 dramatic precise tales. often called knowledgeable on Chicago’s folklore and crime tales, Adam Selzer takes readers via Chicago’s historical past from the 1800s to the current with stories of the politicians, eccentrics, and the recognized and notorious who formed town. Essays discover historical occasions from the nice Chicago hearth of 1871 to the beginnings of the movie period (Chicago was once domestic to movie lengthy prior to Hollywood) and the ancient contributions to the beginning of rock 'n’ roll. additionally integrated are guided jogging excursions round a few of the websites pointed out, illustrated with colour photos and maps.
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Chronicles of Old Chicago: Exploring the History and Lore of the Windy City (Chronicles Series) by Adam Selzer