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Africobra: Messages to the People By Jeffreen Hayes (Editor), Chana Sheldon (Foreword by), Leslie Guy (Text by (Art/Photo Books)) Cover Image
By Jeffreen Hayes (Editor), Chana Sheldon (Foreword by), Leslie Guy (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$49.95
ISBN: 9781941366301
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Published: Gregory R. Miller & Company - January 5th, 2021

The Assassination of Fred Hampton: How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther By Jeffrey Haas Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781641603218
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Published: Lawrence Hill Books - November 5th, 2019

The Battle of Lincoln Park: Urban Renewal and Gentrification in Chicago By Daniel Kay Hertz Cover Image
$16.95
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ISBN: 9781948742092
Published: Belt Publishing - October 16th, 2018

The Beauty of Your Face: A Novel By Sahar Mustafah Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393542042
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 6th, 2021

Brown in the Windy City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago (Historical Studies of Urban America) By Lilia Fernández Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780226212845
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Published: University of Chicago Press - July 21st, 2014

The Chicago Neighborhood Guidebook By Martha Bayne (Editor) Cover Image
By Martha Bayne (Editor)
$20.00
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ISBN: 9781948742498
Published: Belt Publishing - September 10th, 2019

Chicago Exposed: Defining Moments from the Chicago Sun-Times Photo Archive By Lee Bey (Foreword by), Michael Williams, Richard Cahan Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9781733869041
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Published: Cityfiles Press - December 1st, 2021

Citizen Illegal By José Olivarez Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781608469543
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Published: Haymarket Books - September 4th, 2018

Crusade for Justice: The Autobiography of Ida B. Wells, Second Edition By Ida B. Wells, Alfreda M. Duster (Editor), Eve L. Ewing (Foreword by), Michelle Duster (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Ida B. Wells, Alfreda M. Duster (Editor), Eve L. Ewing (Foreword by), Michelle Duster (Afterword by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780226691428
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Published: University of Chicago Press - May 13th, 2020

Energy Never Dies: Afro-Optimism and Creativity in Chicago By Ayana Contreras Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780252086113
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Published: University of Illinois Press - December 14th, 2021

Feels Right: Black Queer Women and the Politics of Partying in Chicago By Kemi Adeyemi Cover Image
$29.94
ISBN: 9781478018698
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Published: Duke University Press - September 30th, 2022

Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago's South Side By Eve L. Ewing Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780226526164
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Published: University of Chicago Press - April 10th, 2020

The Great Believers: A Novel By Rebecca Makkai Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735223530
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Published: Penguin Books - June 4th, 2019

High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing By Ben Austen Cover Image
$17.99
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ISBN: 9780062235077
Published: Harper Paperbacks - February 12th, 2019

The House on Mango Street (Vintage Contemporaries) By Sandra Cisneros Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9780679734772
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Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 1991

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter By Erika L. Sánchez Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781524700515
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Published: Ember - March 5th, 2019

Latina/o/x Education in Chicago: Roots, Resistance, and Transformation (Latinos in Chicago and Midwest) By Isaura Pulido (Editor), Angelica Rivera (Editor), Ann M. Aviles (Editor), Jaime Alanís (Contributions by), Ann M. Avilés (Contributions by), Gabriel Alejandro Cortez (Contributions by), Erica R. Dávila (Contributions by), Lilia Fernández (Contributions by), Nilda Flores-González (Contributions by), Cristina Pacione-Zayas (Contributions by), Isaura Pulido (Contributions by), Angelica Rivera (Contributions by), Arlene Torres (Contributions by), Mirelsie Velázquez (Contributions by), Leticia Villarreal Sosa (Contributions by) Cover Image
By Isaura Pulido (Editor), Angelica Rivera (Editor), Ann M. Aviles (Editor), Jaime Alanís (Contributions by), Ann M. Avilés (Contributions by), Gabriel Alejandro Cortez (Contributions by), Erica R. Dávila (Contributions by), Lilia Fernández (Contributions by), Nilda Flores-González (Contributions by), Cristina Pacione-Zayas (Contributions by), Isaura Pulido (Contributions by), Angelica Rivera (Contributions by), Arlene Torres (Contributions by), Mirelsie Velázquez (Contributions by), Leticia Villarreal Sosa (Contributions by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9780252086571
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Published: University of Illinois Press - August 9th, 2022

Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry By Imani Perry Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780807039830
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Published: Beacon Press - September 17th, 2019

Miles from Nowhere By Nami Mun Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594483981
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 1st, 2009

My Favorite Thing Is Monsters By Emil Ferris Cover Image
$39.99
ISBN: 9781606999592
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Published: Fantagraphics - February 14th, 2017

neckbone: visual verses By avery r. young, Theaster Gates (Contributions by) Cover Image
By avery r. young, Theaster Gates (Contributions by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9780810140523
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Published: TriQuarterly - June 15th, 2019

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Once I Was Cool: Personal Essays By Megan Stielstra Cover Image
$18.00
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ISBN: 9780810143920
Published: Northwestern University Press - August 15th, 2021

Plague Years: A Doctor’s Journey through the AIDS Crisis By Ross A. Slotten, MD Cover Image
$20.00
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ISBN: 9780226718767
Published: University of Chicago Press - July 15th, 2020

Puerto Rican Chicago: Schooling the City, 1940-1977 (Latinos in Chicago and Midwest) By Mirelsie Velazquez Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780252086281
Published: University of Illinois Press - January 25th, 2022

Queer Clout: Chicago and the Rise of Gay Politics (Politics and Culture in Modern America) By Timothy Stewart-Winter Cover Image
$24.95
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ISBN: 9780812224061
Published: University of Pennsylvania Press - August 11th, 2017

Saving Ruby King By Catherine Adel West Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780778388029
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Published: Park Row - June 22nd, 2021

The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation By Natalie Y. Moore Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781250118332
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Published: Picador - April 4th, 2017

Southern Exposure: The Overlooked Architecture of Chicago's South Side (Second to None: Chicago Stories) By Lee Bey, Amanda Williams (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Lee Bey, Amanda Williams (Foreword by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780810140981
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Published: Northwestern University Press - October 15th, 2019

Stateway's Garden: Stories By Jasmon Drain Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984818188
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - July 6th, 2021

The Story of Jane: The Legendary Underground Feminist Abortion Service  By Laura Kaplan Cover Image
$20.00
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ISBN: 9780226625324
Published: University of Chicago Press - March 13th, 2019

A Surprised Queenhood in the New Black Sun: The Life & Legacy of Gwendolyn Brooks By Angela Jackson Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780807059128
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Published: Beacon Press - May 29th, 2018

Three Girls from Bronzeville: A Uniquely American Memoir of Race, Fate, and Sisterhood By Dawn Turner Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982107710
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 7th, 2022

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Wild Hundreds (Pitt Poetry Series) By Nate Marshall Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780822963837
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Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - September 9th, 2015