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

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
Title
The devil in the white city
Title remainder
murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America
Statement of responsibility
Erik Larson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a thrilling narrative showcasing his gifts as storyteller and researcher, Larson recounts the spellbinding tale of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition and its devious creators. A blend of "Ragtime" and "Silence of the Lambs, The Devil in the White City" is Larson at his best. 6 photos. 1 map
Awards note
  • Edgar Allan Poe Awards, 2004
  • Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association, 2004
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Larson, Erik
Dewey number
364.1523/0977311
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mudgett, Herman W
  • Serial murderers
  • Serial murders
  • World's Columbian Exposition
  • Burnham, Daniel Hudson
  • Architects
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Label
The devil in the white city : murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America, Erik Larson
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [425]-429) and index
Contents
Evils imminent (a note) -- Prologue. Aboard the Olympic -- Frozen music -- An awful fight -- In the White City -- Cruelty revealed -- Epilogue. The last crossing
Control code
2002154046
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 447 p.
Isbn
9780609608449
Lccn
2002154046
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
The devil in the white city : murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America, Erik Larson
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [425]-429) and index
Contents
Evils imminent (a note) -- Prologue. Aboard the Olympic -- Frozen music -- An awful fight -- In the White City -- Cruelty revealed -- Epilogue. The last crossing
Control code
2002154046
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 447 p.
Isbn
9780609608449
Lccn
2002154046
Other physical details
ill., maps

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