Sin in the Second City

Saturday, October 15, 2016
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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Step into the perfumed parlors of Chicago’s Everleigh Club, the most famous brothel in American history and a catalyst for a culture war that rocked the nation. Ms. Abbott’s novel explores the infamous Everleigh sisters, the Grandes Dames of Chicago’s underworld. Join Dr. Amy Lippert, for a lively discussion about this fascinating novel, placing it within the context of Gilded Age Chicago’s volatile socio-political and moral milieu.

Book is available for purchase in the Museum Store. Coffee, tea, and pastries/cookies will be served. Due to the popularity of this program, advance ticket purchase highly recommended.


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