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The Chicago River: An Illustrated History and Guide to the River and its Waterways

By: David M Solzman

302 pages, 158 halftones, 50 maps

University of Chicago Press

Paperback | Aug 2006 | Edition: 2 | #157511 | ISBN: 0226768015
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With practical tips, evocative language, and an astonishing array of anecdotes, The Chicago River is the most comprehensive guide to the river and its waterways, the perfect companion for everyone from the active river enthusiast to the armchair traveler.

The entire work adds greatly to the history of Chicago. It will appeal to many audiences, from anglers and paddlers to environmentalists, urban planners, and Chicago fans. - Cathy Maloney, author of The Prairie Club of Chicago"


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Biography

David M. Solzman is associate professor emeritus of geography and anthropology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. A professional photographer, he also leads Chicago River cruises for the University of Chicago's Graham School of General Studies.

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