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The devil in the white city : murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America / Erik Larson.

Larson, Erik. (Author). OverDrive, Inc. (Added Author).

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  • 6 of 8 copies available at Lackawanna County Library System.

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0 current holds with 8 total copies.

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Abington Community Library 364.1523 LARS (Text) 50687010531237 Stacks Available -
Albright Memorial Library 364.1523 LARSON (Text) 50686012259250 Storage Checked Out 07/06/2019
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Dalton Community Library 364.1523 LARS (Text) 50689010171782 Stacks Available -
North Pocono Public Library 364.1523 LARS (Text) 50691010286149 Stacks Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0609608444 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: xi, 447 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, c2003.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [423]-429) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
Tells the parallel stories of Daniel Burnham, the main architect of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, and serial killer Henry H. Holmes, discussing the challenges Burnham faced in creating the hugely successful White City, and looking at how Holmes used the opportunities afforded by the fair to lure victims to their deaths.
Subject: Mudgett, Herman W., 1861-1896.
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
Serial murderers > Illinois > Chicago > Biography.
Serial murders > Illinois > Chicago > Case studies.
Homicide > Illinois > Chicago > Case studies.
Murderers > Biography.
Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912.
Architects > Illinois > Chicago > Biography.
Chicago (Ill.) > History > 19th century.
Genre: Electronic books.
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