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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.

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