The Gambler King of Clark Street: Michael C. McDonald and the Rise of Chicago's Democratic Machine

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The Gambler King of Clark Street tells the story of a larger-than-life figure who fused Chicago's criminal underworld with the city's political and commercial spheres to create an urban machine built on graft, bribery, and intimidation. Lindberg vividly paints the life of the Democratic kingmaker against the wider backdrop of nineteenth-century Chicago crime and politics. McDonald has long been cited in the published work of city historians, members of academia, and the press as the principal architect of a unified ...

The Gambler King of Clark Street: Michael C. McDonald and the Rise of Chicago's Democratic Machine 2017, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809335831

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The Gambler King of Clark Street: Michael C. McDonald and the Rise of Chicago's Democratic Machine 2009, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809328932

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