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The DAMNDEST RADICAL: The Life and World of Ben Reitman, Chicagos Celebrated Social Reformer, Hobo King, and Whorehouse Physician Roger A. Bruns

The DAMNDEST RADICAL: The Life and World of Ben Reitman, Chicagos Celebrated Social Reformer, Hobo King, and Whorehouse Physician

Roger A. Bruns

Published March 23rd 2001
ISBN : 9780252069895
Paperback
368 pages
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Roger A. Brunss immensely entertaining biography, now available in paperback, throws a spotlight on a colorful, influential, but long-obscured Chicago character. This is the true story of Ben Reitman, ally of hobos, personal physician to scores ofMoreRoger A. Brunss immensely entertaining biography, now available in paperback, throws a spotlight on a colorful, influential, but long-obscured Chicago character. This is the true story of Ben Reitman, ally of hobos, personal physician to scores of Al Capones prostitutes, author, womanizer, founder of Chicagos Hobo College, and longtime lover of Emma Goldman.