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What is Chicago

Lawrence Joseph

‘For all its buildings and skyscrapers and sprawl, Chicago is still a part of, and as open as, the prairies. The lake, ocean-like, is flat and utterly exposed.’

Lawrence Joseph

Lawrence Joseph is the author of five books of poems, most recently Into It and Codes, Precepts, Biases, and Taboos: Poems 1973–1993, and two books of prose, Lawyerland and The Game Changed: Essays and Other Prose. He lives in Manhattan.

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