The Gangs of Chicago

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book, Asbury
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1986
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The story of Chicago's golden age of crime climaxes with a dramatic account of the careers of the "biggest of the Big Shots": Big Jim Colosimo, Terrible Johnny Torrio, and the elusive Al Capone. Discover how Chicago's underworld earned-- and kept-- its reputation. Asbury reveals live as it was lived in the Criminal districts of the Levee, Hell's Half-Acre, the Bad Lands, and the Black Hole. His description of Chicago infamous red light district vividly captures the wicked splendor that was Chicago.
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English
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1560254548
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Item Donor: 
John Lavalie

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