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Where the tour buses don't go : Chicago's hidden sites of the mysterious, macabre, ghostly & glamorous / Gerry Lekas ; with photography by Joe Lekas.

Lekas, Gerry, (author.). Lekas, Joe, (photographer.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 917.7311 LEKAS (Text) 37500004767303 Nonfiction Available -
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello NF TRAVEL LEKAS (Text) 37743002340603 Adult New Book Shelf Reshelving -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 917.311 Lekas (Text) 31208913712750 new non-fiction Checked out 07/01/2021
Syracuse Turkey Creek Twp PL - Syracuse 917.311 LEK (Text) 50577011226020 Adult New Books Checked out 07/06/2021
Whiting PL - Whiting 917.7311 L538 (Text) 51735012078332 Adult department Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781934912928
  • ISBN: 1934912921
  • Physical Description: 222 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: Baker City, OR : Black Lyon Publishing, LLC, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes bibliographic references (pages 207-222).
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Creepy sites -- The Chicago mob -- Monsters of the Midway -- Murder & mayhem -- Glitz & glamour : Chicago -- Glitz & glamour : suburbs and beyond -- Further reading & references.
Summary, etc.:
"This isn't your average travel book--and these aren't your average tourist destinations! Take a wild ride through hidden Windy City history--often dark, sometimes inexplicable, and occasionally glamorous. Meet the gangsters, ghosts, serial killers and celebrities that only Chicago could produce. This journey into eclectic Chicago lore includes: 19 spine-tingling creepy sites (Resurrection Mary, Lonely Ghost of Lake Forest, St. Rita's and so many more); all things Al Capone (seven notable Scarface sites and the St. Valentine's Day Massacre); other Outfit bigshot hangouts, graves and hit locations; Monsters of the Midway like Holmes, Gacy, Speck and more; murder and mayhem featuring 12 killers; and literally dozens of celebrity homes and hangouts from downtown to the suburbs and beyond!" -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Haunted places > Illinois > Folklore.
Ghosts > Illinois > Folklore.
Serial murderers > Illinois > Chicago.
Gangsters > Illinois > Chicago.
Chicago (Ill.) > Miscellanea.
Chicago (Ill.) > History > Anecdotes.
Chicago (Ill.) > Guidebooks.
Genre: Guidebooks.

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