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

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The devil in the white city : murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America
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The devil in the white city
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murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America
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Erik Larson
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The devil in the white city
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An account of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 relates the stories of two men who shaped the history of the event--architect Daniel H. Burnham, who coordinated its construction, and serial killer Herman Mudgett
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Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2003.
  • Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Fact Crime, 2004.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2003.
  • International Horror Guild Award for Best Nonfiction, 2003.
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
Biography type
individual biography
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156115
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.15/23/0977311
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6248.M8
LC item number
L37 2003
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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Erik Larson
The devil in the white city : murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America, Erik Larson
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [423]-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
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ocm51053561
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 447 p.
Isbn
9780965711340
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2002154046
Other physical details
ill.

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