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1001 [i.e. A thousand and one] afternoons in Chicago

Ben Hecht

1001 [i.e. A thousand and one] afternoons in Chicago

by Ben Hecht

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Published by Covici-Friede in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBen Hecht ; illus. by Herman Rosse.
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22909078M

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1001 [i.e. A thousand and one] afternoons in Chicago by Ben Hecht Download PDF EPUB FB2

In Ben Hecht's words, Chicago is a razzle-dazzle of dreams, tragedies, fantasies, and his tales capture gorgeous scraps of it, vivid vignettes starring businessmen and hobos and cops and socialites and janitors Thanks to Afternoons in Chicago, Chicago of and the Chicago of bump into each other, shake hands, exchange greetings/5(6).

A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago book. Read 24 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a pre historical reproduction /5. Afternoons in Chicago [Hecht, Ben, Rosse, Herman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Afternoons in Chicago/5(5). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Afternoons in Chicago at Read honest and unbiased product the book is an anthology, containing stories and images fromand if you're not a fan of the writing style of the s and s, it is likely that you won't enjoy many of the stories.

A Thousand and One /5. He went on to write ground-breaking short stories about everyday life in Chicago. First published as a daily column for the Chicago Daily News, sixty-four of his stories were later collected together and published as book entitled Afternoons in Chicago.

Nearly a century after their publication, the stories continue to inspire. A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago is a collection of columns he wrote for the Daily News. These amazing stories brim with the undercurrents of the city bringing to life the everyday characters who wandered its streets during the s.

Hecht was one of those rare souls who immersed himself into Chicago and in doing so captures not Reviews: Get this from a library. afternoons in Chicago.

[Ben Hecht; Herman Rosse] -- Collection of 64 sketches of Chicago written by the author in in a daily column for the Chicago daily news. A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Hecht, Ben, -- Homes and haunts -- Illinois -- Chicago Subject: Chicago (Ill.) -- Literary collections audio books.

A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago (English Edition) eBook: Hecht, Ben: : Tienda KindleReviews: 5. That was Chicago Daily News editor Henry Justin Smith’s description of Ben Hecht submitting the first columns of what would become “ Afternoons in Chicago,” a look at Chicago in the early s, one personal story at a time.

Ninety-one years later, I want to do the same. A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago is the title of an upcoming course offering, part of the Adult Learning program at Chicago's Newberry Library.

This edition was recommended by the course facilitator. What motivated me to enroll is that I recognized the author's name in the course catalogue and I was immediately intrigued: Mr. Hecht was Reviews: 5. A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago.

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You can also read the full text online using our ereader. "One Thousand and One Afternoons" were launched in. The columns in 1, Afternoons in Chicago are scruffy time capsules of an earlier Chicago, an era that is long gone but still recognizable to readers' imaginations.

Michigan Avenue, Lake Michigan, street names such as Dearborn and Adams and LaSalle and Wabansia, places such as the Art Institute of Chicago—they're all here, sprinkled amid.

Collection of 64 sketches of Chicago written by the author in in a daily column for the Chicago daily news. Cover title: afternoons in Chicago.

Originally published: Chicago: Covici-McGee, Description: pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Other Titles: afternoons in Chicago. Get this from a library. A thousand and one afternoons in Chicago. [Ben Hecht] -- A collection of 64 columns, written for the Chicago Daily News, capturing urban American life in the Jazz Age.

Although it will take time to really see things in Chicago, we will give it our best shot and see how many we can knock out each and every year. As I am writing this on Febru I have just taken over leadership of this group. It has been around since early and even though I have been a member since the beginning, I did not.

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A thousand and one afternoons in Chicago. [Ben Hecht; Herman Rosse; Bill Savage] -- InBen Hecht wrote a column for the Chicago Daily News that his editor called "journalism extraordinary; journalism that invaded the realm of .A daily column he wrote, Afternoons in Chicago, was later collected into a book, and brought Hecht fame".

These works enhanced his reputation in the literary scene as a reporter, columnist, short story writer, and novelist. After leaving the News inhe started his own newspaper, The Chicago .