The Beast of Chicago: An Account of the Life and Crimes of Herman W. Mudgett, Known to the World As H.H. Holmes, ... (Paperback)

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    He was the world's first serial killer and he existed in the late 19th century, operating around the Chicago World's Fair, building a literal house of horrors, replete with chutes for dead bodies, gas chambers, surgical rooms. He methodi...

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    An award-winning cartoonist and illustrator, Rick Geary has worked for Marvel Entertainment Group, DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics, and Heavy Metal, and has contributed to National Lampoon and The New York Times Book Review.
    He was the world's first serial killer and he existed in the late 19th century, operating around the Chicago World's Fair, building a literal house of horrors, replete with chutes for dead bodies, gas chambers, surgical rooms. He methodically murdered up to 200 people, mostly young women. The infamous H. H. Holmes is the next subject of Geary's award-winning and increasingly popular series.

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    ISBN 9781561633654
    Genre HISTORY / Modern / 19th Century
    Format Paperback
    Pages 80
    Publisher Date 2004-04-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Nbm Pub Co
    Copyright Year 2003
    Height 9.0 in
    Wdth 5.75 in
    Thickness 0.25 in
    Unit weight 0.45 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle An Account of the Life and Crimes of Herman W. Mudgett, Known to the World As H.H. Holmes, also know as : H. M. Howard, D. T. Pratt, Harry Gordon, J. A. Judson, Edward Hatch, A. C. Hayes, et al.
    Series Name Treasury of Victorian Murder
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Geary, Rick

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