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Dirty Waters: Confessions of Chicago's Last Harbor Boss

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Dirty Waters: Confessions of Chicago's Last Harbor Boss - Nelson, R J
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A onetime radical chaplain who became Chicago s director of harbors in 1987, Robert Nelson has a unique vantage on the city s waterfrontand on the corruption that defines government in Chicago. Here, he reveals the dilemmas, conflicts, and challenges he faced. Nelson weaves his experiences around the theme of ethicsdetailing the challenges of being good in a corrupt political backwater in a time of profound social, political, and ethical turmoil. He grapples with questions of morality, obedience, and larger purpose, seeking ...

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Dirty Waters: Confessions of Chicago's Last Harbor Boss 2016, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226334493

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