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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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The Devil in the White City: A Saga of Magic and Murder at the Fair that Changed America
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The devil in the white city
December 7th, 2014
Very well written and researched. Even pace of informaton and wonderful style of story telling. This is why i enjoy reading.
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Fascinating and terrifying
December 3rd, 2014
Fascinating look at how opulence and technological advancements blind us to our most horrific capabilities.
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Captivating read
September 1st, 2013
I have read Larson's book twice. Each time I am amazed at how he grabs me in the first chapter and I cannot put the book down until I am done. It is a fascinating epic history.
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A great way to read history.
June 23rd, 2013
Well written. Enjoyable read. Horrific character. But history, about what man is capable of.
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The Devil in the White City
March 1st, 2013
A brutal picture of the world of Chicago at the beginning of the 20th century.
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