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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness in the Fair That Changed America - Epilogue, Recessional Summary & Analysis

Erik Larson
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Epilogue, Recessional Summary

Olmsted began losing his memory and became unmanageable. He was admitted to the McLean Asylum; it was his biggest fear. He died the morning of August 28, 1903.

Ferris became financially ruined. He sold most of his ownership of the wheel. He died in November 1896. The Ferris wheel was sold at auction for $8,150.00 and reconstructed at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition of 1904. The wheel was destroyed and used for scrap metal in 1906.

Buffalo Bill had made a lot of money, but he too lost it all and died in January 1917 without enough money for his funeral.

Theodore Dreiser married Sara Osbourne White but was never faithful.

Dora Root never felt that her life was fully lived. She spent the rest of her life thinking of what her life would have been like if John Root had lived.

Patrick Eugene Joseph Prendergast was convicted of...

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