The Girls of Murder City: Fame, Lust, and the Beautiful Killers Who Inspired Chicago

The Girls of Murder City: Fame, Lust, and the Beautiful Killers Who Inspired Chicago

Douglas Perry


With an exciting, fast moving narrative, award-winning journalist Douglas Perry vividly captures the sensationalized circus surroundings that gave upward thrust to the idea that of the fame felony- and gave Chicago its most famed tale. the ladies of homicide urban recounts scandalous, sex-fueled homicide circumstances and the way an intrepid "girl reporter" named Maurine Watkins grew to become the gorgeous, media-savvy suspects-"Stylish Belva" and "Beautiful Beulah"-into the debate of town. Fueled by means of wealthy interval aspect and a solid of characters who appeared destined for the degree, the ladies of homicide urban is a crackling story that concurrently provides the freewheeling spirit of the Jazz Age and its sober repercussions.

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