The Devil In The White City

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9780553813531: The Devil In The White City
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"Fuses history and entertainment to give the dramatic effect of a novel... this truth really is stranger than fiction" ( The New York Times)

"Erik Larson tracks [H H Holmes] with practised journalistic skill... Highly readable" ( Sunday Telegraph)

"Captures the spirit of an America bursting with pioneering drive... a gripping book" ( Independent on Sunday)

"Bursting with so much vitality you half expect it to jump right out of your hands" ( Yorkshire Evening Post)

"An irresistible page-turner that reads like the most compelling, sleep defying fiction" ( Time Out)

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"Fuses history and entertainment to give the dramatic effect of a novel...this truth really is stranger than fiction" ( The New York Times)

"Erik Larson tracks [H H Holmes] with practised journalistic skill...Highly readable" ( Sunday Telegraph)

"Captures the spirit of an America bursting with pioneering drive...a gripping book" ( Independent on Sunday)

"An irresistible page-turner that reads like the most compelling, sleep defying fiction" ( Time Out)

"Bursting with so much vitality you half expect it to jump right out of your hands" ( Yorkshire Evening Post)

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Erik Larson
Editorial: Transworld Publishers Ltd, United Kingdom (2004)
ISBN 10: 0553813536 ISBN 13: 9780553813531
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Descripción Transworld Publishers Ltd, United Kingdom, 2004. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The Chicago World s Fair of 1893 and its amazing White City was one of the wonders of the world. This is the incredible story of its realization, and of the two men whose fates it linked: one was an architect, the other a serial killer. 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 together with a remarkable supporting cast of colourful characters, including as Buffalo Bill, George Ferris, Thomas Edison and some of the 27 million others who converged on the dazzling spectacle of the White City, 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. Nº de ref. de la librería AAZ9780553813531

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Erik Larson
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Descripción Transworld Publishers Ltd, United Kingdom, 2004. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The Chicago World s Fair of 1893 and its amazing White City was one of the wonders of the world. This is the incredible story of its realization, and of the two men whose fates it linked: one was an architect, the other a serial killer. 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 together with a remarkable supporting cast of colourful characters, including as Buffalo Bill, George Ferris, Thomas Edison and some of the 27 million others who converged on the dazzling spectacle of the White City, 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. Nº de ref. de la librería AAZ9780553813531

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Descripción Estado de conservación: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Nº de ref. de la librería 97805538135310000000

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Descripción Bantam 2004-04-01, 2004. Estado de conservación: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Nº de ref. de la librería NU-GRD-03052310

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Larson, Erik
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Descripción Bantam, 2004. Estado de conservación: New. 2004. New Ed. Paperback. The Chicago World's Fair of 1893 and its amazing 'White City' was 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. This book deals with his life and work. Num Pages: 496 pages, B & W photos. BIC Classification: 1KBBNC; 2AB; AMG; BGH; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 33. Weight in Grams: 338. . . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780553813531

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Larson, Erik
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Descripción Bantam. Estado de conservación: New. 2004. New Ed. Paperback. The Chicago World's Fair of 1893 and its amazing 'White City' was 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. This book deals with his life and work. Num Pages: 496 pages, B & W photos. BIC Classification: 1KBBNC; 2AB; AMG; BGH; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 33. Weight in Grams: 338. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Nº de ref. de la librería V9780553813531

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Descripción Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Not Signed; The Chicago World's Fair of 1893 and its amazing 'White City' was one of the wonders of the world. This is the incredible story of its realization, and of the two men whose fates it linked: one was an architect, the other a serial killer. The architect was Daniel H. Burnham, the driving force behind. book. Nº de ref. de la librería ria9780553813531_rkm

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Erik Larson
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Descripción Transworld Publishers Ltd. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, The Devil in the White City, Erik Larson, Soon to be a major film directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio. The Chicago World's Fair of 1893 and its amazing 'White City' was one of the wonders of the world. This is the incredible story of its realization, and of the two men whose fates it linked: one was an architect, the other a serial killer. 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 together with a remarkable supporting cast of colourful characters, including as Buffalo Bill, George Ferris, Thomas Edison and some of the 27 million others who converged on the dazzling spectacle of the White City, 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. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780553813531

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Erik Larson
Editorial: Transworld Publishers Ltd 2004-04-01, London (2004)
ISBN 10: 0553813536 ISBN 13: 9780553813531
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Descripción Transworld Publishers Ltd 2004-04-01, London, 2004. paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780553813531

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Erik Larson
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ISBN 10: 0553813536 ISBN 13: 9780553813531
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Descripción Bantam, 2004. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería EH9780553813531

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