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Books like The Devil in the White City

Enjoyed The Devil in the White City? We’ve scoured the web for book blogs and looked at all of their recommendations for books that are similar to The Devil in the White City. Here are 6 books that you may like if you liked The Devil in the White City.

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Manhunt
The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer (P.S.)
James L. Swanson - Feb 06, 2007 (first published in 2006)
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A fascinating tale of murder, intrigue, and betrayal. A gripping hour-by-hour account told through the eyes of the hunted and the hunters, this is history as you've never read it before.The murder of Abraham Lincoln set off the greatest manhunt in American history -- the pursuit and capture of John Wilkes Booth. From April 14 to April 26, 1865, the...
Go Down Together
The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde
Jeff Guinn - Mar 09, 2010 (first published in 2009)
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Forget everything you think you know about Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker—previous books and films, including the brilliant 1967 movie starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, have emphasized the supposed glamour of America's most notorious criminal couple, thus contributing to ongoing mythology. The real story is completely different—and far more ...
Triangle
The Fire That Changed America
Dave von Drehle - Aug 16, 2004 (first published in 2003)
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Triangle is a poignantly detailed account of the 1911 disaster that horrified the country and changed the course of twentieth-century politics and labor relations. On March 25, 1911, as workers were getting ready to leave for the day, a fire broke out in the Triangle Shirtwaist factory in New York’s Greenwich Village. Within minutes it spread to co...
The Girls of Murder City
Fame, Lust, and the Beautiful Killers Who Inspired Chicago
Douglas Perry - Jul 26, 2011 (first published in 2010)
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With a thrilling, fast-paced narrative, award-winning journalist Douglas Perry vividly captures the sensationalized circus atmosphere that gave rise to the concept of the celebrity criminal- and gave Chicago its most famous story. The Girls of Murder City recounts two scandalous, sex-fueled murder cases and how an intrepid "girl reporter" named Mau...
Sin in the Second City
Madams, Ministers, Playboys, and the Battle for America's Soul
Karen Abbott - Jul 10, 2007
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Step into the perfumed parlors of the Everleigh Club, the most famous brothel in American history–and the catalyst for a culture war that rocked the nation. Operating in Chicago’s notorious Levee district at the dawn of the last century, the Club’s proprietors, two aristocratic sisters named Minna and Ada Everleigh, welcomed moguls and actors, sena...
Death in the City of Light
The Serial Killer of Nazi-Occupied Paris
David King - Jun 05, 2012 (first published in 2011)
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Death in the City of Light is the gripping, true story of a brutal serial killer who unleashed his own reign of terror in Nazi-Occupied Paris. As decapitated heads and dismembered body parts surfaced in the Seine, Commissaire Georges-Victor Massu, head of the Brigade Criminelle, was tasked with tracking down the elusive murderer in a twilight world...