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The Devil in the White City: A Saga of Magic and Murder at the Fair that Changed America | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
In 1912, Daniel Burnham and his family are aboard the RMS Olympic, the second largest cruise ship in the world and sister ship to the Titanic. Burnham has gained fame and wealth from aiding in the construction of the World’s Fair at Chicago in 1893. The events that took place at the 1893 World's Fair are examined including the story of a notorious serial killer.
A Dead-Game Sport
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,980. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » General
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Dayton Shannon made two promises. One was too protect his little brother and the other was to earn enough money to get to the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago. Both seemed unattainable when his abusive father arbitrarily shipped him off to his uncle in Lexington, Kentucky to learn the horse trade. The job turned out to be bookmaking and it led him on an adventure that would change his life forever.
When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol III: The Frank Nitti Era
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 22,990. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Nitti was primarily a businessman and began to restructure the Outfit along the lines of a business. He moved the Outfit out of prostitution and deeper into union racketeering, gambling, and Hollywood movie studio extortions. When the lid blew off the Hollywood extortion racket, Nitti was ordered to take the 'rap' for everyone and instead chose to commit suicide.