By: Hellmann, Libby Fischer, edited by
Madison, WI, Bleak House Books: 2007
Seller ID: 003487
Condition: New in New dust jacket
Migrating north from the Mississippi Delta, the blues found itself on the frozen streets of Chicago, struggling to survive in the windy city's stinking slaughterhouses and swelling steel mills. But at night, the blues found a home in the soul of Chicago's people, and in their bars, where is was transformed into something gritty and electric: A reflection of the city itself. This collection of dark stories, from today's best Chicago crime fiction authors, captures the depths to which people sink when they have the blues. The emptiness and pain caused by greed. The violence of revenge, and, occa... View More...