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Devil's disciple : the deadly Dr. H.H. Holmes

Author: Judy Miller Snavely
Publisher: Bloomington, IN : AuthorHouse, [2006].
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"The basement of his infamous Chicago "Castle" (which The Chicago Times described as a "murder factory") boasted a crematory, lime pits, acid vats, and torture devices. Also in the basement was his "human elasticizer," a basic torture rack that he believed could be employed to create a race of giants. An incredible and chilling true story, Devil's Disciple: The Deadly Dr. H. H. Holmes, is the biography of a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Herman W Mudgett; Herman W Mudgett
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judy Miller Snavely
ISBN: 1425926894 9781425926892 1425926908 9781425926908
OCLC Number: 70551492
Description: xiii, 241 pages : illustrations, photographs ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Deadly Dr. H.H. Holmes
Responsibility: Judy Miller Snavely.

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"The basement of his infamous Chicago "Castle" (which The Chicago Times described as a "murder factory") boasted a crematory, lime pits, acid vats, and torture devices. Also in the basement was his "human elasticizer," a basic torture rack that he believed could be employed to create a race of giants. An incredible and chilling true story, Devil's Disciple: The Deadly Dr. H. H. Holmes, is the biography of a real-life Jekyll & Hyde, told in the killer's own words whenever possible."--

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