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Save Me Chicago By Dalton Hessel
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Everyone loves the holiday season, right? Well, almost. For Teddy Harper the Christmas break from college can be quite hectic. Teddy's brothers and their families are back in town for Christmas and... More > he doesn't know what to do. Teddy tends bar at "Poppe's Pub" in Chicago and is trying to make as much money as possible before Christmas break is over. While Teddy tends bar, he tries to "save the world". He thinks he can help anyone that comes to the bar with their problems. It isn't an easy task, but Teddy's up for the challenge. Teddy becomes so consumed in helping people with their problems, he starts to gain some of his own. His relationship is on the rocks, one of his friends is in trouble, and he doesn't know how he's going to get through the holidays. He just needs Chicago to save him.< Less
Saint or Sinner? Father Christmas - The Chicago Years (An Unauthorised Biography) By Stefan Allsebrook
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On 25th December 1921, Santa Claus made the most drastic error of his career. A mistake in his chimney orientation meant that while intending to visit a tenement building in Chicago's poorest area,... More > he instead found himself face to face with the most notorious gangster in Chicago at that time. It was a mistake that was to change the very course of Christmas - and would nearly destroy the Christmas icon's very existence. Saint or Sinner? is the culmination of years of painstaking research. Through articles, interviews, official documents and a variety of other sources, the work explores Claus's rise through Gangland in the ten years that followed his fateful meeting. From humble beginnings, Claus's rise through Prohibition Chicago is meticulously documented. Prostitution, smuggling, theft, violence and even murder are seen not only to have been embraced by Christmas's most celebrated personification - but perfected by him, in the creation of Gangland's most brutal empire.< Less
A Terrible, Wonderful Christmas By Caroler Bradley
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A Terrible, Wonderful Christmas is the beautifully illustrated, heartwarming tale of young Kate Wainwright and her family set in 1930s Chicago during the holiday season. It is the time of the Great... More > Depression, and Kate’s family members, along with most people they know, are struggling to make ends meet. Kate feels keenly her parents’ constant worry over finding work, paying the rent, having coal for the furnace, and even putting food on the table. The stress has taken its toll on her parents’ relationship. Will the family experience the Christmas joy for which Kate so longs? The descriptions of the seasonal beauty of the city and the Wainwrights’ adventures will captivate readers and propel them to a most satisfying Christmas Day conclusion.< Less
The Schnauzers' Magical Christmas Adventure By Gerry Chrisman
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This fiction book is about a group of schnauzers and third graders who take a magical trip to Chicago at Christmas.
Atnas Saves Christmas By Richard Jude
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The story is set in modern day Chicago where technology can't seem to slow down every child's desire for a real Santa Claus. Henry is 12 years old and an orphan. He is forced to live with an aunt... More > who doesn't want him. His whole life turns upside down when he finds an abandoned house being use by giants and elves. No one will believe him when he says these guys are up to no good. Who can blame his friends? No one but Henry has seen the elves. Henry sets out to prove it and instead he is almost responsible for fuining Christmas for everyone in the world.< Less
Atnas Saves Christmas By Richard Jude
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The story is set in modern day Chicago where technology can't seem to slow down every child's desire for a real Santa Claus. Henry is 12 years old and an orphan. He is forced to live with an aunt... More > who doesn't want him. His whole life turns upside down when he finds an abandoned house being use by giants and elves. No one will believe him when he says these guys are up to no good. Who can blame his friends? No one but Henry has seen the elves. Henry sets out to prove it and instead he is almost responsible for fuining Christmas for everyone in the world.< Less
Christmas Magic and The Wicked Witch of Michigan Avenue By James Dedman
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It’s Christmastime in Chicago, 1946. The Second Great War is over and Will Knight is looking forward to the holiday season. But, while his two brothers are happily married, he remains a... More > lonesome bachelor with less luck in love than old Ebenezer Scrooge. His future prospects brighten considerably as an old crush becomes suddenly available, but just as quickly his thoughts begin to turn in a new direction. The woman they all call “The Wicked Witch of Michigan Avenue.” Is it folly? Is it sorcery? Or could it be that Will’s life is about to be changed by Christmas Magic?< Less
Grandma Edna's Recipies: Desserts By Janet & Laura Greenwald
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My daughter Laura and I had a wonderful grandmother. In fact, Edna Paulus was the kind of grandma everyone should have. Not only did she raise four daughters during the depression, she created a... More > warm cozy home, had a full time career and squeezed enough time out of every day to become one in Chicago. We'd think we were just a little prejudiced if people where she worked at the University of Chicago, didn't start sweet talking her in July, to make sure that they got a tin of her sought-after Christmas cookies. Or the fact that Marshall Field’s once asked Grandma to quit her day job and bake for them. Or shall we say begged? But we'll leave that decision up to you. Here are 46 of Grandma's, our family's and neighborhood friend's absolute best dessert recipes. The kind of wholesome, good old fashioned cookies, cakes and desserts that Grandma used to make.< Less
Ugly Bungalow By Vincent Truman
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"Ugly Bungalow" is a series of short, sharp stories, illustrations, character studies and observations by Chicago-based writer Vincent Truman. Drawing inspiration by such disparate icons... More > as Spaulding Gray, David Sedaris, B. Kliban and Mark Leyner, Truman's essays specialize in turning left when you are expecting them to turn right, such as dealing with sensitive issues with a brazen, definitely un-politically correct demeanor. Highlights include a diary of a cross-dressing immigrant named Olaf and his search for his daughter, a series of letters from a fellow called Wallace who becomes unnaturally devoted to women, usually after the first date, and a very unusual holiday tale entitled "My Christmas With the Cannibals." About the author: Vincent Truman was born the third of two children and currently lives in limbo with his pet peeves.< Less
Ugly Bungalow By Vincent Truman
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"Ugly Bungalow" is a series of short, sharp stories, illustrations, character studies and observations by Chicago-based writer Vincent Truman. Drawing inspiration by such disparate icons... More > as Spaulding Gray, David Sedaris, B. Kliban and Mark Leyner, Truman's essays specialize in turning left when you are expecting them to turn right, such as dealing with sensitive issues with a brazen, definitely un-politically correct demeanor. Highlights include a diary of a cross-dressing immigrant named Olaf and his search for his daughter, a series of letters from a fellow called Wallace who becomes unnaturally devoted to women, usually after the first date, and a very unusual holiday tale entitled "My Christmas With the Cannibals." About the author: Vincent Truman was born the third of two children and currently lives in limbo with his pet peeves.< Less

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