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A thousand and one afternoons in Chicago

Author: Ben Hecht; Herman Rosse; Covici-McGee Co.,; Printing Service Company (Chicago, Ill.),
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Covici-McGee, Chicago, Illinois : Printing Service Company. 1922. ©1921.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collection of 64 sketches of Chicago written by the author in 1921-1922 in a daily column for the Chicago daily news.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Short stories
Mystery and detective fiction
Illustrated works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hecht, Ben, 1893-1964.
Thousand and one afternoons in Chicago.
Chicago, Covici-McGee, [1922]
(OCoLC)655839244
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Hecht; Herman Rosse; Covici-McGee Co.,; Printing Service Company (Chicago, Ill.),
OCLC Number: 1492349
Language Note: Text in English.
Notes: In printed pictorial paper jacket; publishers' price on page [2] of jacket; illustrated endpapers; illustrated title on 2 leaves; copyright, publication, and manufacture statements from title verso.
Description: 288, [1] pages : illustrations (black-&-white) ; 22 cm
Contents: Fanny --
The auctioneer's wife --
Fog patterns --
Don Quixote and his last windmill --
The man hunt --
Mr. Winkelberg --
A self-made man --
To Bert Williams --
Michigan Avenue --
Coeur de lion and the soup and fish --
The sybarite --
Dapper Pete and the sucker play --
Waterfront fancies --
The snob --
The way home --
The pig --
The little fop --
Mottka --
Fa'n ta mig --
Fantastic lollypops --
Notes for a tragedy --
Coral, amber and jade --
Meditation in E minor --
Ten-cent wedding rings --
Where the blues sound --
Vagabondia --
Nirvana --
The indestructible masterpiece --
Satraps at play --
Mrs. Sardotopolis' evening off --
The great traveler --
Thumps up and down --
Ornaments --
The watch fixer --
Schopenhauer's son --
World conquerors --
The man from yesterday --
Thumbnail Lotharios --
The soul of Sing Lee --
Mrs. Rodjezke's last job --
Queen Bess' feast --
The dagger Venus --
Letters --
The mother --
Clocks and owl cars --
Confessions --
An Iowa humoresque --
The exile --
On a day like this --
Jazz band impressions --
Night diary --
The lake --
Sergt. Kuzick's Waterloo --
Dead warrior --
The tattooer --
The thing in the dark --
An old audience speaks --
Mishkin's minyon --
Sociable gamblers --
Ripples --
Pitzela's son --
Pandora's box --
Ill-humoresque --
The man with a question --
Grass figures.
Responsibility: Ben Hecht ; design and illustrations by Herman Rosse.

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Collection of 64 sketches of Chicago written by the author in 1921-1922 in a daily column for the Chicago daily news.

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