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text The girls of Murder City : fame, lust, and the beautiful killers who inspired Chicago

Summary
The true story of the murderesses who became media sensations and inspired the musical Chicago. There was nothing surprising about men turning up dead in Jazz Age Chicago. Life was cheaper than a quart of illicit gin in the gangland capital of the... Read more
Contents
A grand object lesson -- The variable feminine mechanism -- One-gun duel -- Hang me? That's a joke -- No sweetheart in the world is worth killing -- The kind of gal who never could be true -- A modern Salome -- Her mind works vagrantly -- Jail sch... Read more
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xi, 304 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Publisher
Viking 2010

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TADL-WOOD 364.1523 PER in Adult Non-fiction Available

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