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

Larson, Erik 1954- (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at State Library of Alabama.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
APLS 364.1523 LAR 31291002931200 Stacks Reshelving -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0786252189
  • ISBN: 9780786252183
  • ISBN: 9781410455765
  • ISBN: 1410455769
  • ISBN: 9781594136245
  • ISBN: 1594136246
  • Physical Description: 717 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2003.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 699-711).
Formatted Contents Note:
Evils imminent (a note) -- Prologue : aboard the Olympic (1912) -- Frozen music (Chicago, 1890-91) -- An awful fight (Chicago, 1891-93) -- In the White City (May-October 1893) -- Cruelty revealed (1895) -- Epilogue, the last crossing.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Awards Note:
National Book Award finalist, 2003
Subject: n-us-il
Mudgett, Herman W 1861-1896
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
Burnham, Daniel Hudson 1846-1912
Burnham, Daniel Hudson 1846-1912
Mudgett, Herman W 1861-1896
World's Columbian Exposition.
Serial murderers Illinois Chicago Biography
Serial murders Illinois Chicago Case studies
Architects Illinois Chicago Biography
Chicago (Ill.) History 19th century
Serial murderers
Serial murders
Illinois Chicago
Genre: True crime stories.
Case studies.
True crime stories.
Large type books.
Large type books.
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