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Eight Forty-Eight

Author Sara Paretsky tours Chicago for her next crime scene

Controlling crime is a big part of Mayor Emanuel's agenda but Eight Forty-Eight wanted to turn to someone whose job is to create it - on the page that is. Crime writer Sara Paretsky and her fictional detective protagonist, V.I. Warshawski, both call Chicago home. Like her detective creation, Paretsky spends a lot of time pounding the pavement; but she hunts for inspiration, not clues. Paretsky recently took Alison Cuddy on a tour of some of the places in Chicago that inspire her criminally inclined mind.

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