City of Scoundrels: The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago

City of Scoundrels: The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago

Publication Date: 2013

Publisher: Broadway Paperbacks/Crown Publishing Group

Pages: 364

Format: Paperback

Author: Gary Krist

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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.

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