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
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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
0809335832
Characteristics: xviii, 293 pages, 18 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, plates ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Miya, John

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