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Gist, Deeanne.

Summary: "From the bestselling author of It Happened at the Fair and Fair Play comes a compelling historical novel about a progressive "New Woman"--the girl behind Tiffany's chapel--and the love that threatens it all. As preparations for the 1893 World's Fair setChicago and the nation on fire, Louis Tiffany--heir to the exclusive Fifth Avenue jewelry empire--seizes the opportunity to unveil his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Howard Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2015

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Summary: 1933. It is the fourth year of the Great Depression. For John Dillinger, Alvin Karpis and Baby Face Nelson, it is the golden age of bank robbery. After serving a ten-year prison sentence, John Dillinger embarks on a cross-country bank-robbing spree with help from his associates: faithful driver Red Hamilton, cocky lookout Homer Van Meter, and murderous hothead Baby Face Nelson. He relocates to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2009

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY PUB

Algren, Nelson

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALG

Terkel, Studs

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.311 TER

Summary: The Chi (short for Chicago) follows the lives of Emmett, Brandon, Ronnie and Kevin in the South Side neighborhood of Chicago after a fateful turn of events sends shock waves through the community but also connects them in unexpected ways.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2018

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Ferber, Edna

Summary: A rollicking panarama of Chicago's high and low life, this stunning novel follows the travails of gambler's daughter Selina Peake DeJong as she struggles to maintain her dignity, her family, and her sanity in the face of monumental challenges.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perennial Classics 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FER

Steinberg, Ellen FitzSimmons

Contents: Preserving the heritage -- Leavened breads and cakes -- Traditions and innovations -- Dainty dishes -- Of cooking and medicinal foods.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.12 STE

Terkel, Studs

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.3 TER

Lancaster, Jen

Summary: Jen Lancaster shares her humorous views of life in the city, recounting some of her most memorable experiences living in Chicago and explaining why city life is nothing like what it is portrayed as on television.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LANCASTER, JEN LAN

Eire, Carlos M. N.

Summary: A survivor of the Cuban Revolution recounts his pre-war childhood as the religiously devout son of a judge, and describes the conflict's violent and irrevocable impact on his friends, family, and native home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.91 EIR