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The Resource 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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The devil in the white city : murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America
Title
The devil in the white city
Title remainder
murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America
Statement of responsibility
Erik Larson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Two men, each unusually adept at his work, embodied an element of the great dynamic that characterized America's rush toward the twentieth century. Daniel Hudson Burnham, a renowned architect, was the brilliant director of works for the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. Henry H. Holmes, a young doctor, was the murderer of scores of young women in a mansion built for the purpose near the fairgrounds. Burnham overcame great obstacles to build his White City; Holmes used the attraction to lure women to their deaths
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Larson, Erik.
Dewey number
364.15/23/0977311
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6248.M8
LC item number
L37 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mudgett, Herman W
  • Burnham, Daniel Hudson
  • World's Columbian Exposition
  • Serial murderers
  • Serial murders
  • Architects
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Label
The devil in the white city : murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America, Erik Larson
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
691 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781594136245
Isbn Type
(large print pbk.)
Lccn
2012043414
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn816499115
  • (OCoLC)816499115
Label
The devil in the white city : murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America, Erik Larson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
691 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781594136245
Isbn Type
(large print pbk.)
Lccn
2012043414
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn816499115
  • (OCoLC)816499115

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