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The strange case of Dr. H.H. Holmes

Author: John Borowski; Dimas Estrada; Herman W Mudgett
Publisher: West Hollywood, Calif. : Waterfront Productions, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Torture chambers, acid vats, secret passageways. At the height of his criminal career, the infamous Dr. H.H. Holmes designed his castle of horrors in Chicago, where he rented rooms to unsuspecting victims visiting the 1893 World's Fair. Further benefiting from his victims, Holmes sold their skeletons to local medical schools"--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Herman W Mudgett; Herman W Mudgett
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Borowski; Dimas Estrada; Herman W Mudgett
ISBN: 0975918516 9780975918517
OCLC Number: 69243404
Notes: Companion to the 2004 documentary film "H.H. Holmes : America's first serial killer," produced, written, and directed by John Borowski.
At head of title on cover: World's fair serial killer.
Description: vii, 420 p. : ill., facsims. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword / John Borowski --
Holmes's own story / Herman Webster Mudgett (alias, H.H. Holmes) --
Holmes-Pitezel case / Detective Frank P. Geyer --
Confession of H.H. Holmes / Herman Webster Mudgett (alias, H.H. Holmes) --
Holmes Castle / Robert L. Corbitt.
Other Titles: Strange case of Doctor H.H. Holmes
H.H. Holmes (Motion picture)
Responsibility: produced by John Borowski ; edited by Dimas Estrada.

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"Torture chambers, acid vats, secret passageways. At the height of his criminal career, the infamous Dr. H.H. Holmes designed his castle of horrors in Chicago, where he rented rooms to unsuspecting victims visiting the 1893 World's Fair. Further benefiting from his victims, Holmes sold their skeletons to local medical schools"--Back cover.

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