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Street signs Chicago

neighborhood and other illusions of big city life

by Charles Bowden

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Published by Chicago Review Press in Chicago, IL .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chicago (Ill.)
    • Subjects:
    • Neighborhood,
    • Chicago (Ill.) -- Economic conditions,
    • Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Charles Bowden and Lew Kreinberg ; photographs by Richard Younker ; foreword by William Appleman Williams.
      ContributionsKreinberg, Lew, 1936-, Younker, Richard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC108.C4 B66 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination198 p. :
      Number of Pages198
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3783645M
      ISBN 100914091050, 0914091069
      LC Control Number81038449

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