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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
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Description: Amazon.com Review Author Erik Larson imbues the incredible events surrounding the 1893 Chicago World's Fair with such drama that readers may find themselves checking the book's categorization to be sure that The Devil in the White City is not, in fact, a highly imaginative novel. Larson tells the stories of two men: Daniel H. Burnham, the architect responsible for the fair's construction, and H.H. Holmes, a serial killer masquerading as a charming doctor. Burnham's challenge was immense. In a short period of time, he was forced to overcome the death of his partner and numerous other obstacles to construct the famous "White ... (more)
Manufacturer: Vintage
Release date: 10 February 2004
ISBN-10 : 0375725601 | ISBN-13: 9780375725609
Tags: History (5), Crime (3), Serial Killer (1), Urban Studies (1), Invention (1), Mystery (1), Fiction (1), Non-fiction (1), Adopted Books (1), Historical Fiction (1), Used Book Shop (1), 2004 (1), PC (1), Chicago (1), World's Fair (1)
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