The Gambler King of Clark Street

The Gambler King of Clark Street

Michael C. McDonald and the Rise of Chicago's Democratic Machine

Paperback - 2017
Rate this:
The Gambler King of Clark Street tells the story of a larger-than-life figure who fused Chicago's criminal underworld with the city's political and commercial spheres to create an urban machine built on graft, bribery, and intimidation. Lindberg vividly paints the life of the Democratic kingmaker against the wider backdrop of nineteenth-century Chicago crime and politics. -- Back cover.
Publisher: Carbondale, IL : Southern Illinois University Press, 2017.
Edition: Paperback edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780809335831
Characteristics: xviii, 293 pages, 18 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, plates ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Miya, John


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Subject Headings


Find it at CPL

To Top