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The strange case of Dr. H.H. Holmes  Cover Image Book Book

The strange case of Dr. H.H. Holmes

Borowski, John. (Added Author). Estrada, Dimas. (Added Author). Mudgett, Herman W 1861-1896 (Added Author).

Summary: "Torture chambers, acid vats, secret passageways. At the height of his criminal career, the infamous Dr. H.H. Holmes designed his castle of horrors in Chicago, where he rented rooms to unsuspecting victims visiting the 1893 World's Fair. Further benefiting from his victims, Holmes sold their skeletons to local medical schools"--Back cover.

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  • ISBN: 0975918516 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780975918517
  • Physical Description: print
    vii, 420 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: West Hollywood, Calif. : Waterfront Productions, [2005]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Companion to the 2004 documentary film "H.H. Holmes : America's first serial killer," produced, written, and directed by John Borowski.
At head of title on cover: World's fair serial killer.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword / John Borowski -- Holmes's own story / Herman Webster Mudgett (alias, H.H. Holmes) -- Holmes-Pitezel case / Detective Frank P. Geyer -- Confession of H.H. Holmes / Herman Webster Mudgett (alias, H.H. Holmes) -- Holmes Castle / Robert L. Corbitt.
Subject: Mudgett, Herman W 1861-1896
Serial murderers Illinois Chicago
Serial murderers Illinois Chicago Biography
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
Chicago (Ill.) History 19th century

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Franklin Co PL Dist. - Laurel PL 364.1523 STR (Text) 36241000377406 Non-Fiction Available -

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