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News Mon Aug 27 2007

A History of Chicago Back in Print

Dear Santa,

I know it's only August, but there will be only one thing on my holiday wishlist this year: A History of Chicago by Bessie Louise Pierce, Volumes 1, 2 and 3. I promise to be good for the rest of the year. Thank you.

Pierce's 3 volume history has been out of print for decades, but the good folks at the University of Chicago Press have finally reprinted it in paperback, making this classic and essential work available to a new generation. The Chicago Tribune also applauds its return.

 
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