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P.S. You Sound Like Someone I Can Trust

By: 826CHI

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9781934750858

ISBN: 1934750859

Condition: USED


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Sin in the Second City

By: Abbott, Karen

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 2/6/2015

Seller ID: 9780739491850

ISBN: 0739491857

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Sin in the Second City : Madams, Ministers, Playboys, and the Battle for America

By: Abbott, Karen

Price: $6.50

Publisher: 11/24/2014

Seller ID: 9781400065301

ISBN: 1400065305

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Step into the perfumed parlors of the Everleigh Club, the most famous brothel in American history-and the catalyst for a culture war that rocked the nation. Operating in Chicago's notorious Levee district at the dawn of the last century, the Club's proprietors, two aristocratic sisters named Minna and Ada Everleigh, welcomed moguls and actors, senators and athletes, foreign dignitaries and literary icons, into their stately double mansion, where thirty stunning Everleigh "butterflies" awaited their arrival. Courtesans named Doll, Suzy Poon Tang, and Brick Top devoured raw meat to the delight o... View more info

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Sin in the Second City: Madams, Ministers, Playboys, and the Battle for America'

By: Abbott, Karen

Price: $6.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE INC: 4/2/2016

Seller ID: 9780812975994

ISBN: 0812975995

Condition: USED


Step into the perfumed parlors of the Everleigh Club, the most famous brothel in American history-and the catalyst for a culture war that rocked the nation. Operating in Chicago's notorious Levee district at the dawn of the last century, the Club's proprietors, two aristocratic sisters named Minna and Ada Everleigh, welcomed moguls and actors, senators and athletes, foreign dignitaries and literary icons, into their stately double mansion, where thirty stunning Everleigh "butterflies" awaited their arrival. Courtesans named Doll, Suzy Poon Tang, and Brick Top devoured raw meat to the delight o... View more info

Radio: an Illustrated Guide

By: Abel, Jessica/Glass, Ira

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9780967967103

ISBN: 0967967104

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Twenty Years at Hull-House: With Autobiographical Notes

By: Adams, Jane

Price: $3.50

Seller ID: 9780486457499

ISBN: 0486457494

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In 1889, while many Americans were disdainful of newly arrived immigrants, Jane Addams established Hull-House as a refuge for Chicago's poor. The settlement house provided an unprecedented variety of social services. Addams's inspiring autobiography chronicles the institution's early years and discusses the ever-relevant philosophy of social justice that served as its foundation. View more info

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Twenty Years at Hull-House

By: Addams, Jane

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BEDFORD BOOKS: 10/1/2012

Seller ID: 9780312157067

ISBN: 0312157061

Condition: USED


A new teaching edition of "Twenty Years at Hull-House," this volume is an ideal way to introduce students to one of America's most famous women and an early leader of the Progressive movement. Jane Addams's original text has been reduced by about 35 percent, making it more accessible to undergraduates while maintaining the integrity of the original work. Her narrative of life in an immigrant urban neighborhood provides students with an entry into the ideology of the Progressive era and the tenets of social activism. The introduction provides a brief biographical sketch of Addams, outlines the ... View more info

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Twenty Years at Hull-House (Prairie State Books)

By: Addams, Jane

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UNIV OF ILLINOIS PR:

Seller ID: 0252061071

ISBN: 0252061071

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Chicago: City on the Make

By: Algren, Nelson

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 2/18/2015

Seller ID: 0070010129

ISBN: 0070010129

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Let Them Call Me Rebel

By: Alinsky, Saul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1/19/2012

Seller ID: 9780394572437

ISBN: 0394572432

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Chicago Historical Society 1856-1956 An Unconventional Chronicle

By: Angle, Paul M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 2/22/2016

Seller ID: 085416

ISBN: 085416

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Another Chicago Magazine 51

By: Another/Knabb, Jacob (ed()

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 7/23/2012

Seller ID: 02724359

ISBN: 02724359

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Chicago's Dream, A World's Treasure: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1893-1993

By: Art Institute

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 1/20/2015

Seller ID: 0865591210

ISBN: 0865591210

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Prairie School Design Vision for the Midwest: The Art Institute of Chicago Museu

By: Art Institute of Chicago

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 7/2/2010

Seller ID: 0865591415

ISBN: 0865591415

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Giants in the Park

By: August, Krista

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 11/17/2012

Seller ID: 9780615427379

ISBN: 0615427375

Condition: USED


Located only a few miles north of Chicago's downtown, Lincoln Park names both a neighborhood and a park--Chicago's largest park, boasting six miles of lakefront--the latter of which proudly hosts 16 vintage portrait statues that are described in this guidebook. For curious locals and interested tourists alike, this self-guided walking or biking tour zigzags throughout the park and combines biography, Chicago history, sculpture content, and watercolor illustrations. The celebrated bronze figures include such notable names as Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin, and Hans Christian Andersen, and s... View more info

High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing

By: Austen, Ben

Price: $8.50

Seller ID: 9780062235060R

ISBN: 9780062235060R

Condition: REM


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Divorce, Chicago Style: Tales of Love (and Hate) as Witnessed by a Divorce Attor

By: Avraham, Larry Ben

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: 9780692798935

ISBN: 0692798935

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Guide to Chicago's Historic Suburbs

By: Bach, Ira

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 6/28/2014

Seller ID: 080400384X

ISBN: 080400384X

Condition: USED


Although the Chicago area is famous the world over for its splendid architecture, the architectural treasures of the suburban area have remained largely unknown. Ira Bach, assisting by Susan Wolfson, has now provided a comprehensive readable guide to more than 850 nineteenth century dwellings, commercial buildings, public buildings, and churches which are memorable and well worth visiting for their fine architecture and their historic significance. Organized by county, then by town, this book shows us the real roots of Chicago architecture. The 35 Walking Tours make up the heart of the boo... View more info

Field Museum

By: Bardoe, Cheryl

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 9/19/2014

Seller ID: 9781935442110

ISBN: 1935442112

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Pembroke: A Rural, Black Community on the Illinois Dunes

By: Baron, Dave

Price: $14.00

Seller ID: 9780809335022

ISBN: 0809335026

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