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Smokestacks & Skyscrapers: An Anthology of Chicago Writing

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The spirit of a place is most aptly captured by its artists. Writers in particular have long been fascinated with the city of Chicago. "Smokestacks & Skyscapers," a new anthology, is the most comprehensive collection of Chicago writing to date. Featuring more than seventy authors who have written on the city or are Chicagoans themselves, this edition includes such well ...more
Paperback, 538 pages
Published June 10th 1999 by Loyola Press (first published June 1999)
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Meg Bernard
Aug 20, 2008 Meg Bernard rated it it was amazing
An intriguing mix of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from multiple eras and perspectives- this is simultaneously a captivating love letter to and unflinchingly honest critique of Chicago. Made my heart ache in a good way.
Kevin Karpiak
Nov 10, 2007 Kevin Karpiak rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Chicagoans, Urbanites, Moderns
Shelves: chicago
A truly impressive collection of an outstanding body of literature. I spent two solid summers, early in my graduate career, digesting almost page; and it was worth it.
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