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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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364.1523 LARS
Adult Non Fiction   Double Bay . Available .  
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ISBN 9780553813531 (paperback)
Author Larson, Erik, 1954- author.
Title The devil in the White City : murder, magic and madness at the fair that changed America / Erik Larson.
Publisher/Date London : Bantam Books, 2004.
Pagination etc. 496 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm.
Contents note Originally published: London: Doubleday, 2003.
Bibliography, etc. note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Note This is the story of the men and women whose lives were irrevocably changed by the Chicago World Fair, and of two men in particular: an architect and a serial killer. Spicing the narrative are the stories of a cast of historical characters including Buffalo Bill, Scott Joplin and Theodore Dreiser.
Subject - Name Mudgett, Herman W., -- 1861-1896
Subject World's Columbian Exposition -- (1893 : -- Chicago, Ill.)
Serial murderers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography
Murder -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century
Shelf Location 364.1523 LARS
Catalogue Information 743100 Beginning of record . Catalogue Information 743100 Top of page .