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Friends Disappear: The Battle for Racial Equality in Evanston (Chicago Visions and Revisions) by Mary Barr
Hack: Stories from a Chicago Cab by Dmitry Samarov
The Plan of Chicago : Daniel Burnham and the Remaking of the American City by Carl Smith
Soldier Field: A Stadium and Its City (Chicago Visions and Revisions) by Liam T. A. Ford
The Third City: Chicago and American Urbanism (Chicago Visions and Revisions) by Larry Bennett
The Wagon and Other Stories from the City by Martin Preib
You Were Never in Chicago by Neil Steinberg

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Chicago Visions and Revisions seeks original books about Chicago of interest to a wide range of scholars, teachers, students, and general readers. It publishes lively and intellectually engaging writing about Chicago that ranges across genres, embracing academic disciplines in the humanities, arts, and social sciences, as well as other traditions that intersect with them, including journalism and creative nonfiction. The series invites projects that tell untold Chicago stories even when treating familiar subjects, that find new ways to tell Chicago stories, that can draw on and respond to the city's traditions without being boxed in by convention.

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