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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.
Fairbury, Illinois and the 1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,970. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This short story interweaves the stories of prominent Fairbury citizens and the 1893 Columbian Exposition. If you are interested in Fairbury history, this short story explains Fairbury's role in the 1893 Columbian Exposition.
Annie Oakley and the Beast of Chicago
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,410. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Chicago, 1893: Annie Oakley, performing with Buffalo Bill’s Wild West, confronts a serial killer the press would later dub “The Beast of Chicago.”
Amazing but True Collection Books 1-9
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,180. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General
Join Captain Flump and Clara on an epic adventure through time and space. Experience adventure, romance and the ominous dark thing lurking in the void of time. Travel the world for an adventure of a life time. This collection contains the first nine adventures in this epic series.
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Herman Webster Mudgett (1861-1896) was from Gilmanton, New Hampshire. His roots are in rural New England. Aside from Mudgett, his relatives had the surnames Page and Price. My e-book looks Herman Mudgett's ancestry from the family's origins in Exeter and Norfolk in England. I have included ancestral information about the mass murderer's wives, his son and daughter, and one of his accomplices.
The Missouri Connection: Profiles of the Famous and Infamous
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The Missouri Connection is a multi-cultural book which includes more than fifty short profiles of men and women who once lived in Missouri. Through their stories, the reader will learn how politicians,entrepreneurs, scientists,and others overcame obstacles, allowing them to contribute to our nation. Read about people during the Civil War, World War I & II, Women's Right Movement, and other events.
Reporting Live: Articles and Letters from the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 67,610. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012 by Gregath Company, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The 188 page book was published in May 2008. It is a compilation of articles written by fair visitors primarily from Western Missouri. Illustrations are included in the book.
Look Up, Knoxville! A Walking Tour of Knoxville, Tennessee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Knoxville, Tennessee is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.