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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
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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.
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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.

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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.

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