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Polydoros, Aden

Summary: "Death lurks around every corner in this unforgettable Jewish historical fantasy about a city, a boy, and the shadows of the past that bind them both together. Chicago, 1893. For Alter Rosen, this is the land of opportunity, and he dreams of the day he'll have enough money to bring his mother and sisters to America, freeing them from the oppression they face in his native Romania. But when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inkyard Press 2021

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Kaminsky, Stuart M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M KAM

Collins, Max Allan

Summary: "A THRILLING MAGNUM OPUS ON AMERICA'S GREAT CRIME EPIC. A Mystery Writers of America "Grand Master"--author of the gangster classic Road to Perdition, long-time Dick Tracy writer, and multiple Shamus Award winner--teams with an acclaimed rising young historian, in this riveting, myth-shattering dual portrait of Al Capone, America's most notorious gangster, and Eliot Ness, the legendary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 COL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 COL

Fredrickson, Jack.

Summary: "Sweetie Fairbairn, the doyenne of Chicago society, is known for big-hearted philanthropy and magnificent soirees in her penthouse high atop one of the city's premier boutique hotels. Dek Elstrom is hired by a mysterious man in a long limousine to investigate the death of a clown. Was it suicide--or murder? What is the connection between the dead clown and Sweetie?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRE

Clark, Tracy

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Former cop Cass Raines has found the world of private investigation a less stressful way to eke out a living in the Windy City. But when she stumbles across the dead body of a respected member of the community, it's up to her to prove a murderer is on the loose ... Cops can make mistakes, even when they're not rookies. If anyone knows that it's Cass Raines, who took a bullet two years ago after...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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Konrath, J. A.

Summary: While attending the funeral of a loved one, Lieutenant Jacqueline Daniels receives a phone call from homicidal escapee Alex Kork, who reinitiates their deadly game of cat and mouse.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KON

Churchill, Jill

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M CHU

Paretsky, Sara.

Summary: A shooting in Chicago is nothing new, certainly not to V.I., who is hired by a veteran's family to clear his name after his arrest for the murder of a performer known as the Body Artist. As V.I. seeks answers, her investigation will take her from the North Side of Chicago to the far reaches of the Gulf War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Paretsky 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: M PAR

Greeley, Andrew M.

Summary: Psychic sleuth Nuala Anne McGrail and her husband, Dermot, come to the aid of two senior citizens, John Patrick Donlan and Maria Angelica Connors, whose unexpected, late-in-life romance is threatened by an unknown enemy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M GRE

Paretsky, Sara

Summary: This is a story of secrets and betrayals that stretch across four generations-secrets political, social, sexual, financial: all of them with the power to kill. Eager for something physical to do in the spirit-exhausting wake of 9/11, V.I. accepts a request from an old client to check up on an empty family mansion; subsequently surprises an intruder in the dark; and, giving chase, topples into a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR

Paretsky, Sara.

Summary: Private eye V.I. Warshawski, inspecting an empty house as part of a routine case, discovers an intruder and a forty-year-old corpse. Each of these lead her in turn to a McCarthy-era scandal and a modern-era terrorist investigation, both of which pit her against adversaries who will do anything to keep their secrets buried.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PAR

Greeley, Andrew M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M GRE

Greeley, Andrew M.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS GRE

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Summary: A high-powered Chicago attorney defends a penniless altar boy accused of murdering the local archbishop.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 1998

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Paretsky, Sara.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M PAR

Jackson, Neta.

Summary: "The Yada Yadas got tight in the past year, but they're about to learn the real meaning of togetherness"--Book cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Kotlowitz, Alex

Summary: "The numbers are staggering: Over the past twenty years in Chicago, 14,033 people have been killed and another roughly 60,000 wounded by gunfire. What does that do to the spirit of individuals and communities? Drawing on his decades of experience, Alex Kotlowitz set out to chronicle one summer in the city, writing of those who have emerged from the violence and whose stories reveal the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.15 KOT

Morris, Mary

Summary: The son of a grieving Jewish family in jazz age Chicago impresses patrons of a mob-controlled saloon with his piano talents, which become subject to a changing music era, his need to survive, and exacting mob demands.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MOR

Jobb, Dean

Summary: "It was a time of unregulated madness. And nowhere was it madder than in Chicago at the dawn of the Roaring Twenties ... Enter a slick, smooth-talking, charismatic lawyer named Leo Koretz, who enticed hundreds of people ... to invest as much as $30 million--upwards of $400 million today--in phantom timberland and nonexistent oil wells in Panama ... When Leo's scheme finally collapsed in 1923,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KORETZ, LEO ROB

Lindberg, Richard

Summary: "Gangland Chicago is a revealing look at the Chicago underworld of yesterday and today. This comprehensive volume is sure to entertain and inform any reader interested in the evolution of organized crime and gangs in America's most representative city of the American Heartland"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 LIN

Algren, Nelson

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALG

Rosen, Renee.

Summary: Vera Abramowitz is determined to leave her gritty childhood behind and live a more exciting life, one that her mother never dreamed of. As the ultimate flapper, Vera captures the attention of a handsome nightclub owner and a sexy gambler. On their arms, she gains entr©♭e into a world filled with bootleg bourbon, wailing jazz and money to burn. But when the good times come to an end, Vera...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

Alikhan, Salima

Summary: Emmi, a German immigrant, is living in Chicago when the Great Fire breaks out on October 8, 1871, and, separated from her father, she finds herself with her neighbors, Cara and Seamus, braving the smoke and flames trying to escape the danger of the burning city, and searching for all their parents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ALI

Rosen, Renée

Summary: "The bestselling author of White Collar Girl and What the Lady Wants explores one woman's journey of self-discovery set against the backdrop of a musical and social revolution. In the middle of the twentieth century, the music of the Mississippi Delta arrived in Chicago, drawing the attention of entrepreneurs like the Chess brothers. Their label, Chess Records, helped shape that music into the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

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