Chicago has been called by many names. Nelson Algren declared it a "City on the Make." Carl Sandburg dubbed it the "City of Big Shoulders." Upton Sinclair christened it "The Jungle," while New Yorkers, naturally, pronounced it "the Second City." At last there is a book for all of us, whatever we choose to call Chicago. In this magisterial biography, historian Dominic Pacyga traces the storied past of his hometown, from the explorations of Joliet and Marquette in 1673 to the new wave of urban pioneers today. The city's ...

Chicago: A Biography 2011, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226644288

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Chicago: A Biography 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226644318

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