skip to content
The devil in the white city : [murder, magic & madness and the fair that changed America] Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

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

Author: Erik Larson; Scott Brick
Publisher: Santa Ana, CA : Books on Tape, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
During the time of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, Dr. Henry Holmes built a torture palace to which he lured 27 victims, mostly young women. While the fair ushered in a new epoch in American history, Holmes marked the emergence of the serial killer, who thrived on the forces transforming the country.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Herman W Mudgett; Herman W Mudgett
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Larson; Scott Brick
ISBN: 0736692304 9780736692304
OCLC Number: 51741221
Notes: Unabridged.
Subtitle from container.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Scott Brick.
Description: 12 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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: by Erik Larson.

Abstract:

During the time of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, Dr. Henry Holmes built a torture palace to which he lured 27 victims, mostly young women. While the fair ushered in a new epoch in American history, Holmes marked the emergence of the serial killer, who thrived on the forces transforming the country.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51741221>
library:oclcnum"51741221"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typebgn:CD
rdf:typeschema:Book
rdf:valueUnknown value: nsr
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookFormatbgn:AudioBook
schema:contributor
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2003"
schema:description"During the time of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, Dr. Henry Holmes built a torture palace to which he lured 27 victims, mostly young women. While the fair ushered in a new epoch in American history, Holmes marked the emergence of the serial killer, who thrived on the forces transforming the country."@en
schema:description"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."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1152332388>
schema:genre"Case studies"@en
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:genre"Audiobooks"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The devil in the white city [murder, magic & madness and the fair that changed America]"@en
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.