The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

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Title

The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

Subject

Architect Daniel Burnham and serial killer H. H. Holmes during the World's Fair

Description

An account of Daniel Burnham (the primary architect of the World's Fair) and H. H. Holmes (a serial killer based out of a nearby hotel) and how their lives intertwined, written in an accessible, novelistic style. It has 11 awards from various newspapers and organizations.

Creator

Eric Larson

Publisher

Crown Publishers

Date

2003

Contributor

Alexander Lieberman

Format

Book

Type

Book

Coverage

Chicago during the 1893 World's Fair

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Original Format

Hardcover Book

Citation

Eric Larson, “The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America,” Paris of the Midwest: Chicago, 1837-1987, accessed April 22, 2021, https://parisofthemidwest.omeka.net/items/show/138.