Title Profile & Character Information

The Devil in the White City

Annotation

Erik Larson—author of #1 bestseller IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS—intertwines the true tale of the 1893 World's Fair and the cunning serial killer who used the fair to lure his victims to their death. Combining meticulous research with nail-biting storytelling, Erik Larson has crafted a narrative with all the wonder of newly discovered history and the thrills of the best fiction.



Awards
2003  Library Journal Best Books of the Year
2004  Edgar Awards (Edgar Allan Poe Awards)
2004  Pacific Northwest Bookseller Awards
2004  International Horror Guild Awards
2004  Washington State Book Award

GenreNonFiction
Historical
True Crime
Biography
TopicsArchitects
Psychopaths
Mass murder
Serial killers
American history
SettingChicago, Illinois
World's Columbian Exposition
Chicago World's Fair