The Devil in the White City

Written By Erik Larson
The Devil in the White City
  • Publsiher : Vintage
  • Release : 02 August 2021
  • ISBN : 0375725601
  • Pages : 447 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 518 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Devil in the White City written by Erik Larson which was release on 02 August 2021, this book published by Vintage. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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.

The Devil in the White City

The Devil in the White City
  • Author : Erik Larson
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 447
  • ISBN : 0375725601
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Summary : 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....

The Devil in the White City

The Devil in the White City
  • Author : Erik Larson
  • Publisher : Random House of Canada
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 447
  • ISBN : 0375725601
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Summary : 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....

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  • Author : Worth Books
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2017-02-21
  • Total pages : 30
  • ISBN : 0375725601
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The Devil in the White City

The Devil in the White City
  • Author : Erik Larson
  • Publisher : Turtleback Books
  • Release Date : 2004-02
  • Total pages : 447
  • ISBN : 0375725601
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Summary : Tells the parallel stories of Daniel Burnham, the main architect of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, and serial killer Henry H. Holmes, discussing the challenges Burnham faced in creating the hugely successful White City, and looking at how Holmes used the opportunities afforded by the fair to lure victims to their ...

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  • Publisher : Instaread Summaries
  • Release Date : 2015-08-15
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0375725601
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Summary : The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson | Summary & Analysis Preview: The Devil in the White City is a book by Erik Larson that takes a close look at The World’s Columbian Exposition, the world’s fair that Chicago hosted in 1893, held in celebration of the 400th anniversary ...

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  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release Date : 2015-08-13
  • Total pages : 32
  • ISBN : 0375725601
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Summary : The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson | Summary & Analysis Preview: The Devil in the White City is a book by Erik Larson that takes a close look at The World's Columbian Exposition, the world's fair that Chicago hosted in 1893, held in celebration of the 400th anniversary of Columbus' ...

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  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2016-03-12
  • Total pages : 30
  • ISBN : 0375725601
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Summary : You Need To Read This Book if you want to dive deeper into the world of Erik Larson. The Devil in the White City tells two different stories, of two different men. One is Daniel Burnham, architect and organizer of the 1893 World's Fair. The other is H. H. Holmes, the ...

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Summary and Analysis of The Devil in the White City
  • Author : Richard B Banks
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-03-11
  • Total pages : 30
  • ISBN : 0375725601
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Summary : This is a Summary and Analysis of The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America by Erik Larson and not the original book. Contained in this book is a detailed summary and analysis of the ideas and thoughts of the author in ...

Political Assassinations and Attempts in US History

Political Assassinations and Attempts in US History
  • Author : J. Michael Martinez
  • Publisher : Skyhorse
  • Release Date : 2017-11-14
  • Total pages : 456
  • ISBN : 0375725601
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Summary : The long, dark history of political violence in the United States Violence has been employed to achieve political objectives throughout history. Taking the life of a perceived enemy is as old as mankind. Antiquity is filled with examples of political murders, such as when Julius Caesar was felled by assassins ...

Haunts of the White City Ghost Stories from the World s Fair the Great Fire and Victorian Chicago

Haunts of the White City  Ghost Stories from the World   s Fair  the Great Fire and Victorian Chicago
  • Author : Ursula Bielski
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-09-23
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0375725601
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Summary : At the close of the nineteenth century, Chicago offered the world a glimpse of humanity's most breathtaking possibilities and its most jaw-dropping horrors. Even as the White City emerged from the ashes of the Great Fire, serial killers like H.H. Holmes stalked the sparkling new boulevards and tragic accidents ...

Detective in the White City

Detective in the White City
  • Author : JD Crighton
  • Publisher : RW Publishing House
  • Release Date : 2017-12-05
  • Total pages : 428
  • ISBN : 0375725601
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Summary : The remarkable biography of the uncompromising and relentless detective who investigated one of America's first serial killers, the man known as the 'Devil in the White City,' H. H. Holmes, and others like him. This extraordinary historical biography provides a chronological account of Frank Geyer’s life and features ...

Stadtgeschichten

Stadtgeschichten
  • Author : Claudia Schnurmann,Iris Wigger
  • Publisher : LIT Verlag Münster
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 305
  • ISBN : 0375725601
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Summary : Tales of Two Cities compares both metropolises and soon discovers differences as well as similarities. American and German experts from different fields (for example historians, geographers, architects, journalists or Americanists) join our 'guided tours' through Chicago and Hamburg. They introduce the reader to the sister cities as migration magnets and ...

Building the Body Politic

Building the Body Politic
  • Author : Margaret E. Farrar
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 183
  • ISBN : 0375725601
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Summary : Power, language, and urban planning politics in Washington, D.C....

Wacky Aphorisms What the Web Says about the Devil in the White City

Wacky Aphorisms  What the Web Says about the Devil in the White City
  • Author : Alice Brenting
  • Publisher : Lennex
  • Release Date : 2013-01
  • Total pages : 44
  • ISBN : 0375725601
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Summary : In this book, we have hand-picked the most sophisticated, unanticipated, absorbing (if not at times crackpot!), original and musing book reviews of "The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America." Don't say we didn't warn you: these reviews are known to shock ...

The Readers Advisory Guide to Nonfiction

The Readers  Advisory Guide to Nonfiction
  • Author : Neal Wyatt
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2007-05-14
  • Total pages : 318
  • ISBN : 0375725601
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Summary : With a focus on eight catagories including memoir, sports, and true crime, a readers' advisory guide includes coverage of the major authors and works, popularity, and style....