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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, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Biography   Computer File : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
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While Daniel H. Burnham builds the glittering 1893 Chicago World's Fair, a serial killer lures young women to a torture chamber.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Herman W Mudgett; Herman W Mudgett
Material Type: Biography, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Larson
OCLC Number: 937250095
Notes: Maps on lining pages and added title page.
Awards: Edgar Allan Poe Award, best fact crime, 2004
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 447 p.) : illustrations
Contents: Evils imminent --
Prologue, aboard the Olympic (1912) --
Frozen music (Chicago, 1890-1891) --
An awful fight --
In the white city --
Cruelty revealed (1894-5) Property of H.H. Holmes --
Epilogue, the last crossing.
Responsibility: Erik Larson.

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While Daniel H. Burnham builds the glittering 1893 Chicago World's Fair, a serial killer lures young women to a torture chamber.

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