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By Michael Czyzniejewski,Rob Funderburk

For every body who is continually questioned what may occur if Roger Ebert had taken Oprah Winfrey to a critics' screening of Revenge of The Nerds for his or her moment date..

In Chicago tales: forty Dramatic Fictions by means of Michael Czyzniejewski, every one tale is advised within the personality of a well-known Chicagoan, from Mrs. O’Leary to Barack Obama.

Illustrated by way of Chicago artist Rob Funderburk

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