The Devil in the White City
Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
Discover the thrilling story of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair in 'The Devil in the White City.' Author Erik Larson brings to life the extraordinary events surrounding the fair and the two men at its center: Daniel H. Burnham, the architect behind the construction of the "White City," and H.H. Holmes, a notorious serial killer who used the event to lure victims to his gruesome World's Fair Hotel. Larson's skilled storytelling interweaves the tales of these two men, showcasing the incredible successes and sinister secrets of 19th-century Chicago.
2017-10-07T18:54:54.000ZHere are some books that I very much enjoyed while on my press tour and my post tour collapse... – source
2022-01-02T20:10:51.000Z@sriramk Every single book that Erik Larson has ever written. Four of my favorites by Larson: • Devil in the White City • Dead Wake • The Splendid & the Vile • Thunderstruck – source
2020-08-24T02:36:45.000Z@cmclymer He is one of the greatest writers alive today. I recommend ALL of books, esp the Devil in the White City. – source