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The Devil in the White City
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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair that Changed America

  • Type: Book
  • Length: 447 pages
"Devil In the White City," a horrifying account of a serial killer lurking at the edges of the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago. It's a contrapuntal tale of depravity and sophistication, of evil and beauty, of the hunter and the hunted. Hampton Sides
Never before in civilization have such numbers of young girls been suddenly released from the protection of the home and permitted to walk unattended upon the city streets and to work under alien roofs. Jane Addams

The story of an American serial killer and the building of the 1893 World's Fair, the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. - AsNotedIn

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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
2004/02/00 Erik Larson Author Published

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Particulars for The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair that Changed America:
Art Type Book a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.
Narrative Arts Detective a person, especially a police officer, whose occupation is to investigate and solve crimes.
Narrative Arts Factual concerned with what is actually true rather than interpretations of or reactions to it
True Crime Murder the unlawful premeditated killing of one human being by another
Narrative Arts Narrative an account of connected events
Narrative Arts Prose ordinary written language
Area of Significance True Crime
Narrative Arts Verfabula long form true story, written as a compelling narrative that reads like good fiction
Area of Significance World's Expositions

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