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The Devil in the White City : Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

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In the years between 1888 and 1893, the two major figures in this book became very successful at their chosen fields. Daniel Hudson Burnham became the world-famous architect of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, and Dr. H.H. Holmes (born Herman Webster Mudgett) became an accomplished serial killer, using the fair to lure women to their deaths and evade the authorities. The chapters of Larson's book interweave the tales of these two men, illustrating the deliberate planning, business acumen, and architectural skills of both and juxtaposing how their skills were used.
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, [2003]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2003
ISBN: 9780609608449
Branch Call Number: 364.152309773 MUDGE LAR
Characteristics: 12 books, 1 reading guide in cloth bag


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