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The Chicago World’s Fair of 1893 and its amazing ‘White City’ was one of the wonders of the world. This is the incredible story of its realization, and of the two men whose fates it linked: one was an architect, the other a serial killer.

The architect was Daniel H. Burnham, the driving force behind the White City, the massive, visionary landscape of white buildings set in a wonderland of canals and gardens. The killer was H. H. Holmes, a handsome doctor with striking blue eyes. He used the…



The Devil In The White City

Pub Date : 2004-02-10 | Author : Erik Larson | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 1400076315
ISBN 13 : 9781400076314

In The Devil in the White City, the smoke, romance, and mystery of the Gilded Age come alive as never before. Two men, each handsome and unusually adept at his chosen work, embodie..

H H Holmes

Pub Date : 2017-04-04 | Author : Adam Selzer | Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN 10 : 9781510713468
ISBN 13 : 1510713468

America's first and most notorious serial killer and his diabolical killing spree during the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago. H. H. Holmes: The True History of the White City Devil is..

Thunderstruck

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Erik Larson | Publisher : Crown

ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105114425643
ISBN 13 :

A portrait of the Edwardian era recounts two parallel stories--the case of Dr. Hawley Crippen, who murdered his wife and fled to America, and Guglielmo Marconi, the inventor of wir..

Summary Of The Devil In The White City

Pub Date : 2016-04-25 | Author : Instaread Summaries | Publisher : Idreambooks

ISBN 10 : 1683780426
ISBN 13 : 9781683780427

Inside this Instaread Summary & Analysis of The Devil in the White City* Summary of book* Introduction to the Important People in the book* Analysis of the Themes and Author's Styl..

The White City

Pub Date : 2014-03-18 | Author : Alec Michod | Publisher : St. Martin's Press

ISBN 10 : 9781466866447
ISBN 13 : 1466866446

It is the year of our lord, 1893. The crackle of electricity's first sparks, the mechanical whine of Ferris's wheel, the tinkling of crystal from the majestic city atop the hill--t..

Isaac S Storm

Pub Date : 2011-10-19 | Author : Erik Larson | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307874092
ISBN 13 : 0307874095

At the dawn of the twentieth century, a great confidence suffused America. Isaac Cline was one of the era's new men, a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about th..

Dead Wake

Pub Date : 2015-03-10 | Author : Erik Larson | Publisher : Broadway Books

ISBN 10 : 9780553446753
ISBN 13 : 0553446754

#1 New York Times Bestseller From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania On May 1, 1915, with WWI ent..

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