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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
Title variation
Murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America
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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
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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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.
Awards note
  • National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2003.
  • Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime, 2004.
Biography type
collective biography
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156115
Cataloging source
GO3
Dewey number
364.15/23/0977311
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
1170
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
HV6248.M8
LC item number
L37 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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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
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Aboard the Olympic -- Frozen music -- Awful fight -- In the white city -- Cruelty revealed -- Last crossing -- Notes and sources -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Illustration credits -- Index
Control code
18029305
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Vintage Books edition.
Extent
xi, 447 pages
Isbn
9780375725609
Lccn
2002154046
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)54397544
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 and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Aboard the Olympic -- Frozen music -- Awful fight -- In the white city -- Cruelty revealed -- Last crossing -- Notes and sources -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Illustration credits -- Index
Control code
18029305
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Vintage Books edition.
Extent
xi, 447 pages
Isbn
9780375725609
Lccn
2002154046
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)54397544

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