Item description for Quotable Chicago by Richard C. Lindberg, Bill Granger & Lindberg...
Overview Politicians, entrepreneurs, writers, poets, architects, athletes. If they said anything worth remembering, they're probably in this handy volume. Informative, fun, and amusing, this book captures Chicago at its best and its worst.
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Studio: Loyola Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.25" Height: 6.25" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Nov 30, 1996
Publisher Loyola Press
ISBN 0829409270 ISBN13 9780829409277
Availability 0 units.
More About Richard C. Lindberg, Bill Granger & Lindberg
Richard C. Lindberg is a journalist, research historian, and the author of eleven books, including "To Serve and Collect: Chicago Politics and Police Corruption from the Lager Beer Riot to the Summerdale Scandal, 1855-1960, "the first book-length history of the Chicago Police Department published since 1887, and "Chicago by Gaslight: A History of the Chicago Netherworld, 1880-1920." He is a past president of the Illinois Academy of Criminology and the Society of Midland Authors and a recipient of the Frederic Milton Thrasher Award for Excellence in Research and Reportage for his work on Chicago organized crime and street gangs. Gloria Jean Sykes is a documentary film producer and investigative journalist. The wide respect her work has earned is evident in Emmy nominations for three of her specials, "Campaign '90," "Homelessness: A Prayer," and "Children of Alcoholic Parents." She produced the prime-time NBC series "What Happened, "which explores the mysteries surrounding such high profile cases as the meltdown at Three Mile Island, and her documentaries "Multiple Personalities" and "Marriage and Murder" garnered honors as A&E's highest rated programs. Her first feature movie, the HBO Original "Cheaters," spotlights the 1995 Steinmetz High School academic decathlon scandal. First airing in 2000, it also earned an Emmy nomination.