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Devil in the White City

Murder, Magic, And Madness At The Fair That Changed America

By Erik Larson

Erik Larson—author of #1 bestseller IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS—intertwines the true tale of the 1893 World's Fair and the cunning serial killer who used the fair to lure his victims to their death. Combining meticulous research with nail-biting storytelling, Erik Larson has crafted a narrative with all the wonder of newly discovered history and the thrills of the best fiction.




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9780375725609


Format: Book
Author: Larson, Erik
Title: Devil in the white city : murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America / Erik Larson.
Publisher Date: New York, NY : Crown Publishers, c2003.
Subject: Mudgett, Herman W., 1861-1896. World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) Serial murders -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies. Serial murderers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
Isbn: 9780375725609 (pbk.) 0609608444 0375725601 9780375725609
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Call Number: 364.1523 Lar
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Bib Id: 510189

Format: Book
Author: Larson, Erik.
Title: Devil in the white city : murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America / Erik Larson.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York, NY : Crown Publishers, c2003.
Description: xi, 447 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Subjects: Mudgett, Herman W., 1861-1896.
Subjects: World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
Subjects: Serial murders -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies.
Subjects: Serial murderers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. [425]-429) and index.
Contents: 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.
LCCN: 2002154046
ISBN: 9780375725609 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0609608444
ISBN: 0375725601
ISBN: 9780375725609
Requests: 2
Available Copies: 0
Total Copies: 4
Call Number: 364.1523 Lar