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    • The Girls of Murder City

    • Fame, Lust, and the Beautiful Killers Who Inspired Chicago
    • By: Douglas Perry
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Chicago, 1924. There was nothing surprising about men turning up dead in the Second City. Life was cheaper than a quart of illicit gin in the gangland capital of the world. But two murders that spring were special - worthy of celebration. So believed Maurine Watkins, a wanna-be playwright and a "girl reporter" for the Chicago Tribune, the city's "hanging paper".

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Some books should be read

    • By zoomcity on 07-31-11

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Eliot Ness

    • The Rise and Fall of an American Hero
    • By: Douglas Perry
    • Narrated by: Pete Bradbury
    • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    Eliot Ness presents the first complete picture of the real Eliot Ness. Both fearless and shockingly shy, he inspired courage and loyalty in men twice his age, forged law-enforcement innovations that are still with us today, and earned acclaim and scandal from both his professional and personal lives. Through it all, he believed unwaveringly in the integrity of law and the basic goodness of his fellow Americans.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great read.

    • By Gotta Tellya on 03-27-14

    Regular price: $24.50