Lake Claremont Press

Literary Chicago: A Book Lover's Tour of the Windy City

Location

4650 N Rockwell Sst.
60625 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Book, Holden, Greg
Date: 
2001
Edition: 
1
Volume: 
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Abstract: 
"Discover the Windy City that has attracted and nurtured writers, editors, publishers, and book lovers for more than a century. Trace the steps of literary figures who called Chicago home, incorporated cityscapes into their writing, and put a uniquely Chicago stamp on their work."
Language: 
English
Notes: 
Abstract from back cover
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ISSN/ISBN: 
1893121011

A Cook's Guide to Chicago: Where to find everything you need and lots of things you didn't know you did

Location

United States
41° 57' 58.6548" N, 87° 41' 37.4604" W
US
Date: 
May 2002
Edition: 
First Edition
Volume: 
Issue: 
Abstract: 
"Includes origianl recipes, sources for professional equipment, and lists of the best ethnic markets."
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ISSN/ISBN: 
189312116X
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From Lumber Hookers to the Hooligan Fleet: A Treasury of Chicago Maritime History

Location

United States
41° 52' 39.4284" N, 87° 39' 25.3548" W
US
Catalog Number: 
Book, The Chicago Maritime Society
Date: 
2008
Abstract: 
From Lumber Hookers to the Hooligan Fleet: A Treasury of Chicago Maritime History is a book retelling the history of Chicago through maritime actions.
Language: 
English
Format: 
ISSN/ISBN: 
1893121305
Item Donor: 
Chicago Publisher's Gallery

A Native's Guide to Chicago's Western Suburbs

Catalog Number: 
Book, Toops, Laura Mazzuca
Date: 
August 1999
Edition: 
First Edition
Abstract: 
"Whether you're a life-long resident, new in town, or just passing through, let 'A Native's Guide to Chicago's Western Suburbs' be your personal tour guide of the best this region has to offer."
Language: 
English
Notes: 
Abstract taken directly from text on back cover of book.
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ISSN/ISBN: 
0964242664

On the Job: Behind the Stars of the Chicago Police Department

Catalog Number: 
Book, On the Job: Behind the Stars of the Chicago Police Department
Date: 
2008
Abstract: 
The Chicago Police Department is a mythical and legendary law enforcement unit as well as a closed-door society. This book reveals the officers and their personal stories. The author explores the juxtaposition of work and life for these men and women who don the Chicago Police Star.
Language: 
English
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Ticket to Everywhere: The Best of Detours Travel Column

Date: 
November 2000
Edition: 
1st
Abstract: 
Chicago Sun-Times staff writer Dave Hoekstra offers a sampler of road trip destinations off the beaten path.
Language: 
English
Format: 
ISSN/ISBN: 
1893121119

Rule 53: Capturing Hippies, SPies, Politicians and Murderers in America's Courtroom

Date: 
2008
Volume: 
1st ed.
Abstract: 
A vivid memoir by one of the country's best visual chroniclers of courtroom proceedings, offering glimpses of defendants like the Chicago 7 Radicals, the Black Panthers, John Wayne Gacy, the El Rukns, and various mobsters. A unique perspective on local history since the 1960s.
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eng
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ISSN/ISBN: 
1-893121-53-4

Literary Chicago: A Book Lover's Tour of the Windy City

Catalog Number: 
b.20.9
Date: 
April 2001
Volume: 
1st ed
Abstract: 
<p>Discover the Windy City that has attracted and nurtured writers, editors, publishers, and book lovers for more than a century. Trace the steps of literary figures who called Chicago home, incorporated cityscapes into their writing, and put a uniquely Chicago stamp on their work. People like novelists Ernest Hemingway and Richard Wright, poetry pioneers Harriet Monroe and Gwendolyn Brooks, playwrights Charles MacArthur and David Mamet, journalists Ben Hecht and Mike Royko, and documentarians Jane Addams and Studs Terkel.</p><p> Visit the historic dwellings of writers such as Carl Sandburg, Edna Ferber, and Saul Bellow. Stroll through the neighborhoods of such characters as Theodore Dreiser's Sister Carrie, James T. Farrell's Studs Lonigan, and Sara Paretsky's V.I. Warshawski. Glimpse into present-day Chicago through the insights of resident authors like Ana Castillo and Scott Turow.</p> <p> <em>Literary Chicago</em> combines anecdotes and excerpts drawn from the city's rich literary legacy with walking tours that guide readers to historic sites, settings from Chicago classics, past and present literary hangouts, and current events for readers and writers.</p>
Language: 
eng
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Abstract borrowed from Lake Claremont.
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ISSN/ISBN: 
1-893121-01-1

The Chicago River: A Natural and Unnatural History

Catalog Number: 
Book, Hill
Date: 
August 2000
Edition: 
1
Abstract: 
When French explorers Jolliet and Marquette used the Chicago portage to access the Mississippi River system, the Chicago River was but a humble, even sluggish, stream in the right place at the right time. That's the story of the making of Chicago. This is the other story; the story of the making and perpetual re-making of a river by everything from pre-glacial forces to the interventions of an emerging and mighty city. Author Libby Hill brings together years of original research and the contributions of dozens of experts to tell the Chicago River's epic tale from its conception in prehistoric bedrock to the glorious rejuvenation it's undergoing today, and every exciting episode in between.
Language: 
eng
Notes: 
Abstract borrowed from Lake Claremont.
Format: 
ISSN/ISBN: 
1-893121-02-X

Near West Side Stories: Struggles for Community in Chicago's Maxwell Street Neighborhood

Catalog Number: 
b.20.5
Date: 
June 2002
Volume: 
1st ed
Abstract: 
<em>Near West Side Stories: Struggles for Community in Chicago's Maxwell Street Neighborhood</em> is an ongoing story of unequal power in Chicago. Four representatives of immigrant and migrant groups that have had a distinct territorial presence in the area&mdash;one Jewish, one Italian, one African-American, and one Mexican&mdash;reminisce fondly on life in the old neighborhood and tell of their struggles to save it and the 120-year-old Maxwell Street Market that was at its core. <p> <em>Near West Side Stories</em> brings this saga of community strife up to date, while giving a voice to the everyday people who were routinely discounted or ignored in the big decisions that affected their world. Though slaying that dragon&mdash;fending off the encroachments of those wielding great power&mdash;was nearly impossible, we see in the details of their lives the love for a place that compelled Harold, Florence, Nate, and Hilda to make the quest.</p>
Language: 
eng
Notes: 
Abstract borrowed from Lake Claremont.
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ISSN/ISBN: 
1-893121-09-7

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