The Devil in the White City: A Saga of Magic and Murder at the Fair that Changed America
Erik Larson—author of #1 bestseller IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS—intertwines the true tale of the 1893 World's Fair and the cunning serial killer who used the fair to lure his victims to their death. Combining meticulous research with nail-biting storytelling, Erik Larson has crafted a narrative with all the wonder of newly discovered history and the thrills of the best fiction.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Review: The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed AmericaUser Review - Goodreads
Oreos deep fried in pancake batter…Erik Larson's writing, like novelty food updated from the Chicago World's Fair (Cracker Jack, Shredded Wheat and Wrigley's Juicy Fruit Gum) sparkles with new tastes ... Read full review
Review: The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed AmericaUser Review - Linda Appelbaum - Goodreads
Wonderfully exciting book with so much happening...the World's Fair in Chicago in 1893 and how it came to be along side one of the most horrible serial killers of the time. There were many fascinating ... Read full review