H.H. Holmes : the true history of the White City Devil
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New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2017].
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9781510713437, 1510713433
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Indian Prairie Public Library District - 1st Floor - Subjects  1 available
TRUE CRIME SELZER

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xii, 430 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
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English

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [389]-422) and index.
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A detailed historical account of the serial killer calls on never before examined primary documents to reveal how he managed to take advantage of the crowds drawn by the 1893 World's Fair to create his own castle of horrors.
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Herman W. Mudgett, better known by his alias, H.H. Holmes, is considered America's first-- and most notorious-- serial killer. During the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago, the basement of his house in Englewood, Illinois contained a torture chamber with crematory. Mudgett confessed to killing 27 people, but legends say the number may be in the hundreds. Selzer reveals not only the true story but how the legend evolved, taking advantage of hundreds of primary sources that have never been examined before.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Selzer, A. (2017). H.H. Holmes: the true history of the White City Devil . Skyhorse Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Selzer, Adam. 2017. H.H. Holmes: The True History of the White City Devil. New York, NY: Skyhorse Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Selzer, Adam. H.H. Holmes: The True History of the White City Devil New York, NY: Skyhorse Publishing, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Selzer, Adam. H.H. Holmes: The True History of the White City Devil Skyhorse Publishing, 2017.

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