By Stephanie Laurens
Unique booklet: 1996
Jack Lester has to discover a bride...
But the place can he locate the suitable lady? She needs to be appealing, type, a great conversationalist...and most crucial, she has to just accept him as he's: devilishly good-looking, captivating and, so far as a person is familiar with, terrible as a church mouse! If London society discovers his hidden wealth, he'll by no means locate definitely the right wife.
Jack's center races while he first lays eyes on Sophie Winterton. She is every little thing he desires--and more--but he's stuck in his personal capture. Believing that Jack must marry into wealth, Sophie rejects all his advances, yes he might by no means marry a negative woman like her. As they play out a online game of cat and mouse, can Jack persuade her that she is the girl he wants--and that he's the husband she merits?
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L59) CITY WORLDS 31 Chicago became the point of contact and overlap between geographies of wood, food and equipment, of people and money, of government and the regulation of trade, and of railways and waterways. 164). These commodity flows were of different kinds—not just wood, but also grain and pigs—and each had their own effects on the city’s physical form: as timber-yards, huge grain-silos, timbermills, meat-packing companies and factories for agricultural and forestry machinery sprang up. 6l).
This growth involved extending Chicago’s networks, through which flowed resources, commodities, people, money, information, and so on. It involved, also, the creation of an industrial base, which provided (or took away) employment (see Scranton, 1994; Page and Walker, 1994). And it involved building ever more (wooden) houses on the grassy prairies. The expansion of Chicago, however, had consequences for Chicago itself. In this section we will look more closely at the social patterns within Chicago.
These questions are important because they relate: • both to the ways in which people are distributed—by class, by ‘race’, by gender and by all kinds of other differences—through the city • and about how these differences between, and amongst, people are interrelated—or not. CITY WORLDS 37 Let us look, therefore, more closely at the area in Zone II to the north of ‘The Loop’. This area, known as the Near North Side, has a high concentration of different districts, according to Burgess. In it are districts labelled as ‘Little Sicily’, ‘Underworld’ and ‘Roomers’.