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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

Label
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
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
individual biography
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
364.15/23/0977311
Government publication
publication of autonomous or semi autonomous component of government
Illustrations
phonodisk
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6248.M8
LC item number
L37 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mudgett, Herman W
  • World's Columbian Exposition
  • Serial murderers
  • Serial murders
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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [631]-711) 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
Evils imminent -- Prologue, aboard the Olympic (1912) -- Frozen music (Chicago, 1890-1891) -- An awful fight -- In the white city -- Cruelty revealed (1894-5) Property of H.H. Holmes -- Epilogue, the last crossing
Control code
13325307
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
717 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786252183
Lccn
2003042660
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)51053561
Label
The devil in the white city : murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America, Erik Larson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [631]-711) 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
Evils imminent -- Prologue, aboard the Olympic (1912) -- Frozen music (Chicago, 1890-1891) -- An awful fight -- In the white city -- Cruelty revealed (1894-5) Property of H.H. Holmes -- Epilogue, the last crossing
Control code
13325307
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
717 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786252183
Lccn
2003042660
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)51053561

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