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Margareto, September 26, 2010 (view all comments by Margareto)
Kind of a story about a crazy serial killer who was operating in Chicago during the World’s Fair in 1893, I think. The best parts in the whole book concerned trying to organize all of the diverse aspects to create the most amazing fair in the world.
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Margareto, September 26, 2010 (view all comments by Margareto)
Kind of a story about a crazy serial killer who was operating in Chicago during the World’s Fair in 1893, I think. The best parts in the whole book concerned trying to organize all of the diverse aspects to create the most amazing fair in the world.
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christijensen, October 19, 2006 (view all comments by christijensen)
This book is scary and facinating. It reads like a novel, but it's all true. Read it twice and I'll read it again. Especially interesting for Chicago residents because the main character built many structures that that still stand today.
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"Review" by , "A dynamic, enveloping book....Relentlessly fuses history and entertainment to give this nonfiction book the dramtic effect of a novel....It doesn't hurt that this truth is stranger than fiction."
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