Sin in the Second City : madams, ministers, playboys, and the battle for America's soul
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New York : Random House, [2007].
Edition
First edition.
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xxiv, 356 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Round Rock Public Library - Adult (2nd floor)  1 available
NF 306.74 ABBOTT 2007

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English
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9781400065301, 1400065305

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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A vivid snapshot of America's journey from Victorian-era propriety to 20th-century modernity. Step into the perfumed parlors of the Everleigh Club, the most famous brothel in American history--and the catalyst for a culture war that rocked the nation. Operating in Chicago at the dawn of the 20th century, the Club welcomed moguls and actors, senators and athletes, foreign dignitaries and literary icons into a stately double mansion, and the Everleigh sisters treated their girls far better than most madams. But not everyone appreciated their attempts to elevate the industry. Their most daunting foes were the Progressive Era reformers, who sent the country into a frenzy with lurid tales of "white slavery"--The allegedly rampant practice of kidnapping young girls and forcing them into brothels. This furor shaped America's sexual culture and had repercussions all the way to the White House, including the formation of the FBI.--From publisher description.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Abbott, K. (2007). Sin in the Second City: madams, ministers, playboys, and the battle for America's soul (First edition.). Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Abbott, Karen, 1973-. 2007. Sin in the Second City: Madams, Ministers, Playboys, and the Battle for America's Soul. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Abbott, Karen, 1973-. Sin in the Second City: Madams, Ministers, Playboys, and the Battle for America's Soul New York: Random House, 2007.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Abbott, Karen. Sin in the Second City: Madams, Ministers, Playboys, and the Battle for America's Soul First edition., Random House, 2007.

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