The Devil in the White City, by Erik Larson

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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America Trade Book Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780375725609
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Published: Vintage - February 10th, 2004

This amazing book follows the lives of two men, one a legendary architect, the other an infamous serial killer, as their lives intersect at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. Larson also examines America itself: how the United States changed from isolationist ex-colonies to an imperial & cosmopolitan powerhouse, and what those changes mean for a country on the precipice of one of the most tumultuous centuries in human history.