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Chicago / Brian Doyle.

By: Doyle, Brian, 1956 November 6-2017 May 27 [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press, 2016Copyright date: �2016Edition: First edition.Description: 309 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781250061997; 1250061997; 9781250118127; 1250118123.Subject(s): Young men -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Fiction | Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction | Coming of age -- Fiction | FICTION -- Literary | FICTION -- Coming of Age | Young men | Illinois -- ChicagoGenre/Form: Bildungsromans. | Bildungsromans | Fiction. | Bildungsromans. | Bildungsromans.DDC classification: 813/.6 Other classification: FIC019000 | FIC043000 Online resources: Cover image Summary: "On the last day of summer, a young college grad moved to Chicago and rented a small apartment on the north side of the city, by the lake. This is the story of the five seasons he lived there, during which he meets gangsters, gamblers, policemen, a brave and garrulous bus driver, a cricket player, a librettist, his first girlfriend, a shy apartment manager, and many other riveting souls, not to mention a wise and personable dog of indeterminate breed. A love letter to Chicago, the Great American City, and a wry account of a young man's coming-of-age during the one summer in White Sox history when they had the best outfield in baseball, Brian Doyle's Chicago is a novel that will plunge you into a city you will never forget, and may well wish to visit for the rest of your days"-- Provided by publisher.
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"On the last day of summer, a young college grad moved to Chicago and rented a small apartment on the north side of the city, by the lake. This is the story of the five seasons he lived there, during which he meets gangsters, gamblers, policemen, a brave and garrulous bus driver, a cricket player, a librettist, his first girlfriend, a shy apartment manager, and many other riveting souls, not to mention a wise and personable dog of indeterminate breed. A love letter to Chicago, the Great American City, and a wry account of a young man's coming-of-age during the one summer in White Sox history when they had the best outfield in baseball, Brian Doyle's Chicago is a novel that will plunge you into a city you will never forget, and may well wish to visit for the rest of your days"-- Provided by publisher.

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