Jeff Raymond's Reviews > The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
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Jul 09, 2010

it was amazing
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Read in June, 2008

Really, really fascinating account of the creation of the Chicago World’s Fair. It ties it together with a murder mystery of sorts that I honestly couldn’t have cared less about, but the book itself is extremely accessible and a fun read, especially since I wasn’t too familiar with the World’s Fair. Now I want to read about the one in Paris.

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