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Make me a city : a novel

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First edition.

Make Me a City embroiders fact with fiction to tell the story of Chicago's 19th century, tracing its rise from frontier settlement to industrial colossus. As the characters, and their ancestors, meet and part, as their possessions pass from hand to hand, the reader realizes that Jonathan Carr commands a grand picture, one that encompasses the heartaches of everyday lives as well as the overarching ideals of what a city and a society can and should be.

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Honeoye Public Library FIC (Text)
New Adult Fiction
52120300368076
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Lima Public Library FIC CAR (Text)
Adult Fiction
32139002040507
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Williamson Public Library FIC CAR (Text)
Adult New Materials
52152300714868
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06/04/2019
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250294012
  • ISBN: 1250294010
  • Physical Description: xii, 428 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2019.

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Summary, etc.:
Make Me a City embroiders fact with fiction to tell the story of Chicago's 19th century, tracing its rise from frontier settlement to industrial colossus. As the characters, and their ancestors, meet and part, as their possessions pass from hand to hand, the reader realizes that Jonathan Carr commands a grand picture, one that encompasses the heartaches of everyday lives as well as the overarching ideals of what a city and a society can and should be.
Subject: Chicago (Ill.) > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Illinois > Chicago.
Genre: Historical fiction
Fiction.
History


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