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

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

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  • ISBN: 0609608444 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: xi, 447 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, c2003.
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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: Chicago (Ill.) History 19th century
Architects Illinois Chicago Biography
Burnham, Daniel Hudson 1846-1912
Murderers Biography
Homicide Illinois Chicago Case studies
Serial murders Illinois Chicago Case studies
Serial murderers Illinois Chicago Biography
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
Mudgett, Herman W 1861-1896
Genre: Electronic books.
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