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By Mike Royko

This is often the tale of the past due Richard J. Daley, flesh presser and self-promoter extraordinaire, from his inauspicious early life on Chicago's South part via his speedy climb to the seat of strength as mayor and boss of the Democratic occasion desktop. A bare-all account of Daley's cardinal sins in addition to his milestone achievements, this scathing paintings by means of Chicago journalist Mike Royko brings to existence the main robust political determine of his time: his laissez-faire coverage towards corruption, his designated model of public kinfolk, and the frequent impact that earned him the epithet of "king maker." The flesh presser, the computing device, the city—Royko unearths all with witty perception and unwavering honesty, during this terrific portrait of the final of the backroom Caesars. This new version comprises an creation during which the writer displays on Daley's demise and the way forward for Chicago.

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