Thursday, November 18, 2010

Book Signing At Borders

From our local Borders at 4718 N. Broadway:

"Interested in books about true crime with Chicago ties? Answering yes means it lies in your best interest to check out Maureen Hughes, author of The Countess and the Mob: The untold story of Marajen Stevick Chinigo and Mafia lord Johnny Rosselli this Friday the 19th from 4:30 – 6:00 & Saturday the 20th from 2:00 – 4:00 at Borders in Uptown at 4718 N. Broadway.

Maureen Hughes was first introduced to Countess Marajen Chinigo in the 1980s in a hospital room in Champaign, Illinois. Assigned to provide personal security to the Countess, Hughes knew few details about the woman she was protecting.

As Hughes shares the fascinating story she uncovered after conducting three years of research and in-depth conversations with friends of the Countess, she unveils a time period where mobsters, presidents, celebrities, and countesses all mingled among dark, captivating secrets.

Check out her website at and visit Borders Uptown to pick up your copy this Friday and Saturday!"

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