The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

The Devil in the White City

Erik Larson with Scott Brick (Narrator)

nonfiction history true crime dark informative mysterious slow-paced

14 hours, 58 minutes | first published 2003

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In a thrilling narrative showcasing his gifts as storyteller and researcher, Erik Larson recounts the spellbinding tale of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition.The White City (as it became known) was a magical creation constructed upon Chicago's ...
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informative 89%
dark 80%
mysterious 48%
tense 23%
challenging 15%
reflective 13%
adventurous 11%
sad 11%
emotional 5%
inspiring 5%
funny 1%
hopeful 1%


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medium 41%
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