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Smokestacks & Skyscrapers

An Anthology of Chicago Writing

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Published by Loyola Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short Stories (Anthologies),
  • Literary collections,
  • Chicago,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Illinois,
  • American - General,
  • American literature,
  • Chicago (Ill.)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDavid Starkey (Editor), Richard Guzman (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages538
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8181906M
    ISBN 100829410139
    ISBN 109780829410136

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Smokestacks & Skyscrapers book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The spirit of a place is most aptly captured by its artist /5. Smokestacks & Skyscrapers: An Anthology of Chicago Writing Paperback – June 1, by David Starkey (Editor), Richard Guzman (Editor) out of 5 stars 5 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 3/5(5). The spirit of a place is most aptly captured by its artists. Writers in particular have long been fascinated with the city of Chicago. "Smokestacks & Skyscapers," a new anthology, is the most comprehensive collection of Chicago writing to date.

Featuring more than seventy authors who have written on the city or are Chicagoans themselves, this edition includes such well-known. Open Books via United States: Softcover, ISBN Publisher: Loyola Pr, pages. Used - Very Good, Usually ships in business days, Open Books is a nonprofit social venture that provides literacy experiences for thousands of readers each year through inspiring programs and creative capitalization of books/5(19).

Get this from a library. Smokestacks & skyscrapers: an anthology of Chicago writing. [David Starkey; Richard Guzman;] -- Features selections of Chicago writing from more than seventy authors; each selection is accompanied by an author biography and an introduction and afterword that place Chicago writing in its.

Smokestacks and Skyscrapers: An Anthology of Chicago Writing, edited by David Starkey and Richard Guzman, is the most comprehensive collection of Chicago writing ever made. Starting with the early explorer Father Marquette and the Potowatami Chief Metea and ending with the blazing, late 20th century poetry of Campbell McGrath, the book contains.

In Loyola University Press’ imprint, Wild Onion Books, published a book David Starkey and I edited. Smokestacks and Skyscrapers was the first major anthology of Chicago writing in nearly Smokestacks & Skyscrapers book years and by far its most comprehensive.

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Black Writing from Chicago: In the World, Not of It. takes readers on a cultural trip through Chicago’s literary history. Editor Richard R. Guzman compiles the first comprehensive collection of the works of Chicago’s black writers from to the present day.

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