The Chicago World''s Fair of 1893 and its amazing "White City"was one of the wonders of the world. This is the incredible story of its realization, and of the two men whose fates it linked: one was an architect, the other a serial killer. The architect was Daniel H.Burnham, the driving force behind the White City, the massive, visionary landscape of white buildings set in a wonderland of canals and gardens. The killer was H.H.Holmes, a handsome doctor with striking blue eyes. He used the..
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In 1941, Richard Evans Schultes took a leave of absence from Harvard University and disappeared into the Northern Amazon of Colombia. The world’s leading..Купить Детально
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Mary Carruthers''s classic study of the training and uses of memory for a variety of purposes in European cultures during the Middle Ages has fundamentally..Купить Описание
Thus young Walter Hartright first meets the mysterious woman in white in what soon became one of the most popular novels of the nineteenth century. Secrets,..Купить Детально