The Girls of Murder City: Fame, Lust, and the Beautiful Killers Who Inspired Chicago

The Girls of Murder City: Fame, Lust, and the Beautiful Killers Who Inspired Chicago by Douglas Perry
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ISBN
9780143119227
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
320
Dimensions
135 x 210mm

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The untold true story of the murders that inspired the iconic musical Chicago.

With a thrilling, fast-paced narrative, award-winning journalist Douglas Perry vividly captures the sensationalized circus atmosphere that gave rise to the concept of the celebrity criminal- and gave Chicago its most famous story. The Girls of Murder City recounts two scandalous, sex-fueled murder cases and how an intrepid 'girl reporter' named Maurine Watkins turned the beautiful, media-savvy suspects-'Stylish Belva' and 'Beautiful Beulah'-into the talk of the town. Fueled by rich period detail and a cast of characters who seemed destined for the stage, The Girls of Murder City is a crackling tale that simultaneously presents the freewheeling spirit of the Jazz Age and its sober repercussions.
ISBN:
9780143119227
Publication Date:
01 / 09 / 2011
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
135 x 210mm

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