H.H. Holmes The true history of the White City Devil

Adam Selzer

Book - 2017

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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Genres
Biographies
True crime stories
Published
New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing [2017]
Language
English
Physical Description
xii, 430 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages [389]-422) and index.
ISBN
9781510713437
Main Author
Adam Selzer (author)
  • Introduction
  • Mudgett
  • Swindler
  • Victims
  • A World's Fair hotel
  • Holmes goes west
  • Philadelphia
  • On the run
  • Mudgett again
  • Caught
  • The calm before the storm
  • Exposed
  • Holmes mania
  • Dog days of August
  • The trial
  • After the judgment
  • The confession
  • The hanging
  • Aftermath
  • Evolution of a legend
  • Appendix A. Victims
  • Appendix B. Aliases used by Herman Webster Mudgett.