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The Devil In The White City: Murder, Magic, And Madness At The Fair That Changed America (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

The Devil In The White City: Murder, Magic, And Madness At The Fair That Changed America (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)Author: Erik Larson
Publisher: Turtleback
Category: Book

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Languages: English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
Media: Library Binding
Pages: 464
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Dimensions (in): 1.1 x 4.9 x 7.6

ISBN: 1417666811
EAN: 9781417666812
ASIN: 1417666811

Publication Date: February 10, 2004
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Editorial Reviews:

Product Description
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. 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.

Amazon.com Review
Author Erik Larson imbues the incredible events surrounding the 1893 Chicago World's Fair with such drama that readers may find themselves checking the book's categorization to be sure that The Devil in the White City is not, in fact, a highly imaginative novel. Larson tells the stories of two men: Daniel H. Burnham, the architect responsible for the fair's construction, and H.H. Holmes, a serial killer masquerading as a charming doctor. Burnham's challenge was immense. In a short period of time, he was forced to overcome the death of his partner and numerous other obstacles to construct the famous "White City" around which the fair was built. His efforts to complete the project, and the fair's incredible success, are skillfully related along with entertaining appearances by such notables as Buffalo Bill Cody, Susan B. Anthony, and Thomas Edison. The activities of the sinister Dr. Holmes, who is believed to be responsible for scores of murders around the time of the fair, are equally remarkable. He devised and erected the World's Fair Hotel, complete with crematorium and gas chamber, near the fairgrounds and used the event as well as his own charismatic personality to lure victims. Combining the stories of an architect and a killer in one book, mostly in alternating chapters, seems like an odd choice but it works. The magical appeal and horrifying dark side of 19th-century Chicago are both revealed through Larson's skillful writing. --John Moe


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