A delightfully wicked look at the badly behaved characters who shaped the history of the Windy Citythrough their deeds and misdeeds.Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in Chicago History features twenty-five short profiles of notorious bad guys, perpetrators of mischief, visionary if misunderstood thinkers, and other colorful antiheroes from the history of the Windy City. It reveals the dark side of some well-known and even revered characters from Chicago's pastboth part-time Jerks and others who were Jerks through and through.
Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in Chicago History
Globe Pequot Press
Non Fiction /