The Girls of Murder City
Fame, Lust, and the Beautiful Killers Who Inspired Chicago
Publication Date: August 2010
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In the tradition of Erik Larson's "The Devil in the White City" and Karen Abbott's "Sin in the Second City," Douglas Perry vividly captures Jazz Age Chicago and the sensationalized circus atmosphere that gave rise to the concept of the celebrity criminal. Fueled by rich period detail and enlivened by a cast of characters who seemed destined for the stage, "The Girls of Murder City" is crackling social history that simultaneously presents the freewheeling spirit of the age and its sober repercussions.
Harry D. Foster serves as Chairman of the Accellera Formal Verification Technical Committee, which is currently defining the PSL (Property Specification Language) standard. He is co-author of the new Kluwer Academic Publishers book "Assertion-Based Design." The Chief Methodologist at Jasper Design, Mr. Foster formerly was Verplex Systems' Chief Architect. He lives in Richardson, Texas.
A veteran of stage and screen, Peter Berkrot held feature roles in "Caddyshack" and Showtime's "Brotherhood". He has recorded over 170 audiobooks, over 100 for children; has been nominated for an Audie Award; and has received a number of "AudioFile" Earphones Awards and starred reviews.