Murder and Mayhem in Chicago's Downtown

Murder and Mayhem in Chicago's Downtown

by Troy Taylor
     
 

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The stories in this book include a fire in the Iroquois Theater – only five weeks after its opening – that killed 150 people, Chicago’s first “one-way ride” – a slang term used when a victim is driven to a remote location and executed, antics of crime boss and politician Mike McDonald, which include convincing the city to let him… See more details below

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The stories in this book include a fire in the Iroquois Theater – only five weeks after its opening – that killed 150 people, Chicago’s first “one-way ride” – a slang term used when a victim is driven to a remote location and executed, antics of crime boss and politician Mike McDonald, which include convincing the city to let him paint the courthouse with “secret preserving fluid” AKA chalk and water, the six secrets to seducing women from Johann Otto Hock – one of the city’s most prolific murderers, the murder of mobster Dean O’Banion, which began the string of events leading to the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, and many more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596296947
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
10/30/2009
Series:
Murder and Mayhem Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.17(w) x 8.85(h) x 0.34(d)

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