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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness in the Fair That Changed America - Part 3, The World's Fair Hotel Summary & Analysis

Erik Larson
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Part 3, The World\'s Fair Hotel Summary

Holmes opened his World's Fair Hotel. When men inquired about a room, his hotel was full, but when a young woman who was alone came, he always had a room available. His wife Minnie did not like all the women around all the time. Holmes eventually moved her to an apartment far away from the Hotel. Many guests left unexpectedly and did not pay their bill, but Holmes was always very understanding when this happened.

Part 3, The World\'s Fair Hotel Analysis

Many women must have left quickly without paying for the community and visitors of the hotel to decide that Holmes is a very understanding landlord. This chapter shows how easily Holmes can murder; how easily a person can live several lives at one time and not be discovered. Even the police respect...

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