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Chicago in the Sixties Hardcover – October 2, 2006

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Neal Samors' book "Chicago in the Sixties" paints an accurate and engaging picture of the city's political landscape during the 1960s. At the same time, Samors provides a glimpse into many aspects of Chicago's history from life in the neighborhoods, to the Chicago sport scene, to the city's TV and radio stations. I can't recommend this wonderful collection of local histories any higher. --Aaron Max Berkowitz, Chicago Tribune

About the Author

Neal Samors is the co-author of six books on Chicago, including "Chicago in the Fifties," "The Old Chicago Neighborhood," "Real Chicago," and "Real Chicago Sports." A lifelong Chicagoan, he continues to write about the city and its rich and diverse history.
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  • Hardcover: 344 pages
  • Publisher: Chicago's Neighborhoods, Inc.; 1 edition (October 2, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0978866312
  • ISBN-13: 978-0978866310
  • Product Dimensions: 1.2 x 9 x 11.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.1 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,095,265 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Format: Paperback
Nothing revolutionary about the concept -- large format book with pictures of Chicago and Chicagoans, fueled by memories and the photo albums of prominent people: Dick Biondi, Hugh Heffner, Clark Weber, etc.

Still. This one is really well done. A large, attractive format. Glossy stock. Great editorial eye. And it isn't a coffee table book. You can hold it comfortably without it hurting you.

And there's a picture of a couple of kids who were in my elementary school.
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