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The devil in the white city murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America
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Published:
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2013.
Format:
Large Print
Edition:
Large print edition.
Physical Desc:
691 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Status:
Bellevue - Adult Large Print
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A New York Times Bestseller, Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime, A Library Journal Best Book of the Year -- Two men, each handsome and 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 satanic murderer of scores of young women in a torture palace built for the purpose near the fairgrounds.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781410455765, 1410455769
Reading Level:
UG
Level 9.2, 23 Points
Lexile measure:
1170

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Includes bibliographical references.
Description
Two men, each handsome and 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 satanic murderer of scores of young women in a torture palace 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. (Bestseller)
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APA Citation (style guide)

Larson, E. (2013). The devil in the white city: murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America. Large print edition. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Larson, Erik, 1954-. 2013. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness At the Fair That Changed America. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Larson, Erik, 1954-, The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness At the Fair That Changed America. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Larson, Erik. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness At the Fair That Changed America. Large print edition. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, 2013. Print.

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