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By Steve Monroe

ISBN-10: 1504012577

ISBN-13: 9781504012577

Dateline Chicago, 1946: coverage, the unlawful lottery, makes thousands of greenbacks for racketeers in Chicago's black group. however the numbers don't upload up while kingpin Ed Jones is abducted. Who grabbed him? The mob? one other coverage wheel operator? And why?

Gus Carson, international warfare II veteran, a survivor of the sinking of his send within the Pacific. A Chicago cop, he's suspended for a past due evening capturing at a brothel. input prosperous politico Arvis Hypoole. He hires Gus to discover Jones. The caveat: He's obtained one week to do it. The problem: Everyone's searching for Jones and so much don't are looking to locate him alive.

writer Steve Monroe deals one other slice of underworld lifestyles instructed via fact-based fiction. And his protagonist, Carson, is the conduit to the intrigue. Haunted and violent, he staves off strain with a wisecrack or a troublesome pass to the jaw. He navigates via a global of playing, nightlife, shady politics and homicide, all of the whereas looking even more than the abduction sufferer. He's looking redemption. and there's just one time and one urban during which he can locate it: '46, Chicago.

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James, The Golden Bowl Increased trade-union activity. E. M. Forster, Where Angels Fear to Tread Thirty Labour MPs are elected in General Election. Anglo-Russian Entente. Act allowing marriage with deceased wife’s sister. First London cinema. Forster, The Longest Journey Non-contributory state pension is set up. Forster, A Room with a View Housing and Town Planning Act (to help provide working-class housing). Labour Exchanges Act (seeking employment previously difficult). Edward VII dies and is succeeded by George V.

Human Shows, Far Phantasies, Songs and Trifles.  xxxix Historical and Cultural Background First Labour Government formed by Ramsay Macdonald. Forster, A Passage to India Woolf, Mrs Dalloway and The Common Reader (essays) May: General Strike, lasting  days. James Ramsay Macdonald forms a coalition government which he leads until  but is expelled from the Labour Party who refuse to support it.  Invention of talking pictures. Woolf, To the Lighthouse Vote is extended to women over .

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