The Devil In The White City

The other a serial killer. This is the incredible story of these two men and their realization of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893, and its amazing 'White City'; one of the wonders of the world.

The Devil In The White City

The Devil In The White City

'An irresistible page-turner that reads like the most compelling, sleep defying fiction' TIME OUT One was an architect. The other a serial killer. This is the incredible story of these two men and their realization of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893, and its amazing 'White City'; one of the wonders of the world. 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 attraction of the great fair - and his own devilish charms - to lure scores of young women to their deaths. While Burnham overcame politics, infighting, personality clashes and Chicago's infamous weather to transform the swamps of Jackson Park into the greatest show on Earth, Holmes built his own edifice just west of the fairground. He called it the World's Fair Hotel. In reality it was a torture palace, a gas chamber, a crematorium. These two disparate but driven men are brought to life in this mesmerizing, murderous tale of the legendary Fair that transformed America and set it on course for the twentieth century . . .

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The Devil In The White City
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: Erik Larson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-30 - Publisher: Random House

'An irresistible page-turner that reads like the most compelling, sleep defying fiction' TIME OUT One was an architect. The other a serial killer. This is the incredible story of these two men and their realization of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893, and its amazing 'White City'; one of the
The Devil in the White City
Language: en
Pages: 447
Authors: Erik Larson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Vintage

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.
Devil in the White City
Language: en
Pages: 447
Authors: Erik Larson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-02-01 - Publisher: Turtleback Books

For use in schools and libraries only. 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 and Analysis of The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
Language: en
Pages: 30
Authors: Worth Books
Categories: True Crime
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-21 - Publisher: Open Road Media

So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The Devil in the White City tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Erik Larsons book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need
H. H. Holmes
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Adam Selzer
Categories: True Crime
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-02 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

America's first and most notorious serial killer and his diabolical killing spree during the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago, now updated with a new afterword discussing Holmes' exhumation on American Ripper. H. H. Holmes: The True History of the White City Devil is the first truly comprehensive book examining the

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