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The Resource The girls of Murder City : fame, lust, and the beautiful killers who inspired Chicago, Douglas Perry

The girls of Murder City : fame, lust, and the beautiful killers who inspired Chicago, Douglas Perry

Label
The girls of Murder City : fame, lust, and the beautiful killers who inspired Chicago
Title
The girls of Murder City
Title remainder
fame, lust, and the beautiful killers who inspired Chicago
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Perry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the true stories of Belva Gaertner and Beulah Annan, the women whose sensational murder trials inspired the musical "Chicago," and traces the contributions of fledgling reporter Maurine Watkins against a backdrop of Chicago's Jazz Age culture
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
356765
Cataloging source
DLC
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1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Perry, Douglas
Dewey number
364.152/3092277311
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women murderers
  • Murder
Target audience
adult
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fame, lust, and the beautiful killers who inspired Chicago
Label
The girls of Murder City : fame, lust, and the beautiful killers who inspired Chicago, Douglas Perry
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
A grand object lesson -- The variable feminine mechanism -- One-gun duel -- Hang me? That's a joke -- No sweetheart in the world is worth killing -- The kind of gal who never could be true -- A modern Salome -- Her mind works vagrantly -- Jail school -- The love-foiled girl -- It's terrible, but it's better -- What fooled everybody -- A modest little housewife -- Anne, you have killed me -- Beautiful? But not dumb! -- The tides of hell -- Hatproof, sexproof, and damp -- A grand and gorgeous show -- Entirely too vile -- The most monotonous city on earth
Control code
ocn466335749
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780670021970
Lccn
2010003980
System control number
(OCoLC)466335749
Label
The girls of Murder City : fame, lust, and the beautiful killers who inspired Chicago, Douglas Perry
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
A grand object lesson -- The variable feminine mechanism -- One-gun duel -- Hang me? That's a joke -- No sweetheart in the world is worth killing -- The kind of gal who never could be true -- A modern Salome -- Her mind works vagrantly -- Jail school -- The love-foiled girl -- It's terrible, but it's better -- What fooled everybody -- A modest little housewife -- Anne, you have killed me -- Beautiful? But not dumb! -- The tides of hell -- Hatproof, sexproof, and damp -- A grand and gorgeous show -- Entirely too vile -- The most monotonous city on earth
Control code
ocn466335749
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780670021970
Lccn
2010003980
System control number
(OCoLC)466335749

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