Sin in the Second City

Madams, Ministers, Playboys, and the Battle for America's Soul

by Karen Abbott

Hardcover, 356 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $25.95 | purchase

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Sin in the Second City
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Madams, Ministers, Playboys, and the Battle for America's Soul
Author
Karen Abbott

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Book Summary

A history of America's most famous brothel, Chicago's Everleigh Club, which catered to some of America's leading moguls, actors, and writers from 1900 to 1911, profiles its aristocratic proprietors and their efforts to elevate the industry to new heights.