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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
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
Member of
Has edition
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
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2003.
  • Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Fact Crime, 2004.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2003.
  • International Horror Guild Award for Best Nonfiction, 2003.
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
156115
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Larson, Erik
Dewey number
364.15230977311
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print peer picks
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  • Mudgett, Herman W
  • Serial murderers
  • Serial murders
  • World's Columbian Exposition
  • Burnham, Daniel Hudson
  • Architects
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America
Label
The devil in the White City : murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America, Erik Larson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 619-684)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
19938422
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
691 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410455765
Lccn
2012043414
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Label
The devil in the White City : murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America, Erik Larson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 619-684)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
19938422
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
691 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410455765
Lccn
2012043414
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.

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