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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness in the Fair That Changed America - Part 4, Moyamensing Prison Summary & Analysis

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Part 4, Moyamensing Prison Summary

While in prison, Holmes wrote and read all the time. He wrote his memoirs and a prison journal. However, he wrote what other people wanted to hear, not was necessarily the truth. He also wrote a letter to Carrie Pitezel, telling her where her children were and asking how she could believe he would hurt her children or her husband. He gained satisfaction from believing Geyer was never going to prove anything. He watched the papers and watched Geyer stumble through the investigation.

Part 4, Moyamensing Prison Analysis

Holmes loved watching and reading and playing the game. He still felt as if no one could touch him and that his charm could dispel any beliefs that he could hurt another person.

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