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The devil in the white city. / Murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America

Author: Erik Larson
Publisher: [United States] : Random House, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The drama of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair springs to life through two characters, Architect Daniel Hudson Burnham, the fair's brilliant director of works, and murderer-cum-charming-doctor Henry H. Holmes. While Burnham overcomes extreme personal challenges to build the famed White City, the sinister Holmes, possibly responsible for scores of murders, lures people to his World's Fair Hotel, complete with gas  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Larson
ISBN: 9780739343814 0739343815
OCLC Number: 645768749
Cast: Read by Scott Brick.
Description: 12 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Devil in the white city
Responsibility: Erik Larson.

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The drama of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair springs to life through two characters, Architect Daniel Hudson Burnham, the fair's brilliant director of works, and murderer-cum-charming-doctor Henry H. Holmes. While Burnham overcomes extreme personal challenges to build the famed White City, the sinister Holmes, possibly responsible for scores of murders, lures people to his World's Fair Hotel, complete with gas chambers and a crematorium.

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