The Devil in the White City

Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

The Devil in the White City (2003) by Erik Larson was recommended to me by Ron & Kate.

It’s an incredible read. The truth truly is stranger than fiction. I highly recommend it. 

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The book is based on real characters and events. Leonardo DiCaprio purchased the film rights in 2010. …

The book is set in Chicago in 1893, intertwining the true tales of Daniel H. Burnham, the architect behind the 1893 World’s Fair, and Dr. H. H. Holmes, the serial killer who lured his victims to their deaths in his elaborately constructed “Murder Castle.” …

Serial killer Dr. Henry Howard Holmes
Serial killer Dr. Henry Howard Holmes

 

 

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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