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The city is up for grabs : how Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot led and lost a city in crisis  Cover Image Book Book

The city is up for grabs : how Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot led and lost a city in crisis / Gregory Royal Pratt.


The first comprehensive behind-the-scenes look at the tumultuous single term of Mayor Lightfoot and the chaos that roiled the city and City Hall as she fought to live up to her promises to change the city's culture of corruption and villainy, reform its long-troubled police department, and make Chicago the safest big city in America. -- adapted from jacket

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  • ISBN: 9781641605991
  • ISBN: 1641605995
  • Physical Description: xv, 245 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, 2024

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-233) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: Checkers -- The breach -- "Sixteen shots and a cover up" -- Slaying Goliath -- Pirate booty -- Butcher paper -- Bring in the light -- "I support Bozo" -- "Trained seals" -- Early successes -- Accountability Mondays -- "All is not forgotten" -- La La Land -- "Stay home, save lives" -- Pop the weasel -- "The city is up for grabs" -- Bigger than the Italians -- "My name is Anjanette Young" -- A city in crisis -- "Adults in the room" -- "Not a gimme" -- "False prophet" -- Epilogue: Breaking up with the mayor.
Subject: Lightfoot, Lori, 1962-
Mayors > Illinois > Chicago.
Political corruption > Illinois > Chicago.
Police administration > Illinois > Chicago.
Chicago (Ill.) > Politics and government > 21st century.
Chicago (Ill.) > Social conditions > 21st century.
Maires > Illinois > Chicago.
Corruption (Politique) > Illinois > Chicago.
Chicago (Ill.) > Administration > 21e siècle.

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