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The White City

Author: Alec Michod; Barbara Byers; Aileen Seaton
Publisher: Toronto : CNIB, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : MP3 : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Chicago World's Fair, 1893. When young Billy Rockland, son of a prominent Chicago architect, wanders away from his parents, he's discovered by the ominous Skurlock, who whisks him into the fair's dark fringes. Meanwhile, the corpses of mutilated boys have the city in a panic. Add to the mix Potter Palmer, a prominent industrialist and friend of the grieving Rocklands; striking workers and blackmail; the forensic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Alec Michod; Barbara Byers; Aileen Seaton
ISBN: 0616242190 9780616242193
OCLC Number: 317910745
Notes: Descriptions of violence.
Female readers.
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2004.
Performer(s): Barbara Byers and Aileen Seaton.
Description: 1 audio disc (8 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 12 cm
Details: Digital audio book in DAISY format.; Requires DAISY talking book player.; Recording standard: DAISY 2.02 standard.; MP3 compression.; Compression rate: 32.
Responsibility: by Alec Michod.

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The Chicago World's Fair, 1893. When young Billy Rockland, son of a prominent Chicago architect, wanders away from his parents, he's discovered by the ominous Skurlock, who whisks him into the fair's dark fringes. Meanwhile, the corpses of mutilated boys have the city in a panic. Add to the mix Potter Palmer, a prominent industrialist and friend of the grieving Rocklands; striking workers and blackmail; the forensic psychologist Dr. Elizabeth Handley; and of course the killer himself, who may or may not be the man dragging around the uncomplaining Billy.

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