Ugly Prey

Ugly Prey

An Innocent Woman and the Death Sentence That Scandalized Jazz Age Chicago

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"The story of poor Italian immigrant Sabella Nitti, the first woman ever sentenced to hang in Chicago, in 1923, for the alleged murder of her husband"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents: Guilty
The year before
To shield and protect
Ninety-five days to die
Passing through the fire
Epilogue: All that jazz
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Chicago Review Press, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
Branch Call Number: 364.1523 L
Characteristics: x, 326 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781613736968
1613736967

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Maryrobak
May 16, 2018

Insightful presentation of actual Chicago history. For anyone who has seen the Broadway play or movie "Chicago," you have had a glimpse of this world.
This was written so that I could not put it down till finished.

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