by Erik LarsonPrint book : Biography  |  1st ed
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Author sure knows how to research his material--thumbs up on this one   (2008-04-02)
Loved this quote by author in the book's note regarding his research for the book: "I do not employ researchers, nor did I conduct any primary research using the Internet. I need physical contact with my sources....To me every trip to a library or archive is like a small detective story....On one visit...,I...
Work of Art   (2009-04-08)
This novel is remarkable in that it profiles two stories in paralel happening at one place in time. First, is the incrediable story of The World's Fair held at Chicago. This portion is an inspriational tale of a city and it's finest comeing together to secure and then host the greatst World's Fair...