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The devil in the white city : murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America

Author: Erik Larson
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2004, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Vintage Books edView all editions and formats
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An account of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 relates the stories of two men who shaped the history of the event--architect Daniel H. Burnham, who coordinated its construction, and serial killer Herman Mudgett.
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Genre/Form: Belletristische Darstellung
Nonfiction
Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Herman W Mudgett; Daniel Hudson Burnham; Daniel Hudson Burnham; Herman W Mudgett; Herman W Mudgett
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Larson
ISBN: 0375725601 9780375725609
OCLC Number: 54397544
Awards: National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2003.
Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime, 2004.
Description: xi, 447 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Aboard the Olympic --
Frozen music --
Awful fight --
In the white city --
Cruelty revealed --
Last crossing --
Notes and sources --
Bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Illustration credits --
Index.
Other Titles: Murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America
Responsibility: Erik Larson.
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An account of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 relates the stories of two men who shaped the history of the event--architect Daniel H. Burnham, who coordinated its construction, and serial killer Herman Mudgett.

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