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Devil in the White City Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

ISBN-10: 0375725601

ISBN-13: 9780375725609

Edition: 2003

Authors: Erik Larson

List price: $16.95
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The story of two men's obsessions with the Chicago World's Fair, one its architect, the other a murderer. "The Devil in the White City" draws the reader into a time of magic and majesty, made all the more appealing by a supporting cast of real-life characters, including Buffalo Bill, Theodore Dreiser, Susan B. Anthony, Thomas Edison, Archduke Francis Ferdinand, and others.
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/10/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Erik Larson was born in Brooklyn on January 3, 1954. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania and went to graduate school at Columbia University. Larson worked for the Wall Street Journal and then began writing non-fiction books. He is the author of the bestselling book, The Devil in the White City, which has been optioned for a feature film by Leonardo DiCaprio. He also wrote In the Garden of the Beasts, Issac's Storm, Thunderstruck and The Naked Consumer. Larson lives in Seattle with his wife and three daughters.