A Chicago Tavern
A Goat, a Curse, and the American Dream
By (author) Rick Kogan
Format: Paperback / softback
Chicago Tavern by Rick Kogan
Book DescriptionChicago Tribune newspaperman Kogan celebrates the colorful history and endearing characters of the Windy City's famous Billy Goat Tavern. It's the story of how hard work, antics, good fortune, and a losing ball team brought one family the American dream, and one city a beloved tavern.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781893121492
Paperback / softback
(214mm x 142mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Lake Claremont Press
Publisher: Lake Claremont Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Rick Kogan
Rick Kogan is the host of WGN radio's "Sunday Papers with Rick Kogan" and a senior writer and "Sidewalks" columnist at the "Chicago Tribune." He is the author of "America's Mom: The Life, Lessons, and Legacy of Ann Landers" and "Dr. Night Life" and the coauthor of "Everybody Pays." He lives in Chicago. Rick Kogan is the host of WGN radio's "Sunday Papers with Rick Kogan" and a senior writer and "Sidewalks" columnist at the "Chicago Tribune." The son of Chicago newspaperman and author Herman Kogan, he was raised in the city's Old Town neighborhood and wrote his first story for the "Chicago Sun-Times" at age 16. His first book was "Dr. Night Life," and his recent books include "America's Mom: The Life, Lessons, and Legacy of Ann Landers" and "Everybody Pays" with co-author Maurice Possley. He lives in Chicago.
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