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Melanie
Nov 21, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Couldn't put this book down. Larson has done an amazing job researching the 3 events his book chronicles: the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, the horrific murders committed by serial killer H.H.Holmes (Herman Webster Mudgett), and the assassination of popular Chicago mayor Carter Henry Harrison. The writing is a bit disjointed as the author flips between the 3 stories, but the overall book is enthralling. Lots of fun facts for American historical trivia. If you aren't a fan of nonfiction, this book l ...more
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May 12, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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The gruesome true story of serial killer H.H. Holmes who built his "World's Fair Hotel" in Chicago complete with a gas chamber! The story weaves the build up of excitement in Chicago for the fair with the systematic disposal of woman after woman by Holmes.
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