Wednesday, April 4, 2012
“Waiting On” Wednesday: City Of Scoundrels
“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted here, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. This week's pre-publication “can't-wait-to-read” selection is:
City Of Scoundrels: The 12 Days Of Disaster That Gave Birth To Modern Chicago by Gary Krist
Synopsis from Goodreads:
Documents the harrowing 12-day period in 1919 Chicago during which a blimp crash, a race riot, a crippling transit strike and a sensational child murder case challenged the city's modernization efforts. By the author of The White Cascade.
Publishing April 17, 2012 by Crown Publishing Group.