The Resource Chicago noir, (electronic resource)

Chicago noir, (electronic resource)

Label
Chicago noir
Title
Chicago noir
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Brand new stories by: Neal Pollack, Achy Obejas, Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski, Adam Langer, Joe Meno, Peter Orner, Kevin Guilfoile, Bayo Ojikutu, Jeffery Renard Allen, Luciano Guerriero, Claire Zulkey, Andrew Ervin, M. K. Meyers, Todd Dills, C. J. Sullivan, Daniel Buckman, Amy Sayre-Roberts, and Jim Arndorfer. The city of Chicago has spent much time and money over the last decade marketing itself as a tourist-friendly place for the whole family. It's got a shiny new Millennium Park, a spaceship in the middle of Soldier Field, and thousands of identical faux-brick condo buildings that seem to spring from the ground overnight. Chicago's rough-and-tumble tough-guy reputation has been replaced by a postcard with a lake view. But that city's not gone. The hard-bitten streets once represented by James Farrell and Nelson Algren may have shifted locales, and they may be populated by different ethnicities, but Chicago is still a place where people struggle to survive and where, for many, crime is the only means for their survival. The stories in Chicago Noir reclaim that territory. Chicago Noir is populated by hired killers and jazz men, drunks and dreamers, corrupt cops and ticket scalpers and junkies. It's the Chicago that the Department of Tourism doesn't want you to see, a place where hard cases face their sad fates, and pay for their sins in blood. These are stories about blocks that visitors are afraid to walk. They tell of a Chicago beyond Oprah, Michael Jordan, and deep-dish pizza. This isn't someone's dream of Chicago. It's not even a nightmare. It's just the real city, unfiltered. Chicago Noir
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
813/.087208
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pollack, Neal
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • Detective and mystery stories, American
  • Electronic books
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Noir fiction, American
Target audience
adult
Label
Chicago noir, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11855091
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11855091
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11855091
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11855091
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Chicago noir, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11855091
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11855091
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11855091
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11855091
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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