The devil in the white city : murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America / Erik Larson
Book | Vintage Books | 2004 | First Vintage Books edition.
3 holds on first copy returned of 17 copies

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Edition
First Vintage Books edition.
Description
xi, 447 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-429) and index.
Contents
Aboard the Olympic -- Frozen music -- An awful fight -- In the white city -- Cruelty revealed -- The last crossing -- Notes and sources -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Illustration credits -- Index.
Summary
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.
Study Program
Accelerated Reader AR UG 9.2 23.0 106685.
Awards
National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2003.
Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime, 2004.
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Murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America
ISBN
0375725601 (paperback) $14.95
9780375725609 (paperback)
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