The Devil in the White City
Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
ISBN10: 1606862189 ISBN13: 9781606862186 Publisher: Perfection Learning Published: Feb 1 2004 Pages: 447 Language: English
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.