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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
Title variation
Murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America
Creator
Author
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
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.
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
156115
Cataloging source
GO3
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Larson, Erik.
Dewey number
364.15/23/0977311
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6248.M8
LC item number
L37 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Burnham, Daniel Hudson
  • Mudgett, Herman W
  • World's Columbian Exposition
  • Serial murderers
  • 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
Copyright
Note
National Book Award Finalist
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • 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
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Vintage Books edition
Extent
xi, 447 pages
Isbn
9780375725609
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm54397544
  • (OCoLC)54397544
  • 216094
  • 615591
Label
The devil in the white city : murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America, Erik Larson
Publication
Copyright
Note
National Book Award Finalist
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • 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
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Vintage Books edition
Extent
xi, 447 pages
Isbn
9780375725609
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm54397544
  • (OCoLC)54397544
  • 216094
  • 615591

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