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Erik Larson
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Erik Larson is the bestselling author of the National Book Award finalist and Edgar Award–winning The Devil in the White City. He lives in Seattle with his wife, three daughters, and a dog named Molly.

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March 10, 2015
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Dead Wake
The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
Written by Erik Larson


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $28.00

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Dead Wake
The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
Written by Erik Larson


Format: eBook, 448 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $13.99

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March 10, 2015
Exam Copy
Dead Wake
The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
Written by Erik Larson


Format: Trade Paperback, 742 pages
Publisher: Random House Large Print
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $28.00

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The Devil in the White City
A Saga of Magic and Murder at the Fair that Changed America
Written by Erik Larson


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 10, 2004
Price: $11.99

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The Devil in the White City
Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Written by Erik Larson


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 10, 2004
Price: $16.00

Two men, each handsome and unusually adept at his chosen work, embodied an element of the great dynamic that characterized America’s rush toward the twentieth century. The architect was Daniel Hudson Burnham, the fair’s brilliant director of works and the builder of many of the country’s most important structures, including the... Read more >

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The Devil in the White City
Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
Written by Erik Larson


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: February 11, 2003
Price: $28.00

Winner, 2004 Edgar Award

Winner, 2003 International Horror Guild Award for Non-fiction

2003 National Book Award Finalist, Non-Fiction

Vintage Paperback is Available

Two men, each handsome and unusually adept at his chosen work, embodied an element of the great dynamic that characterized America’s rush toward the twentieth century. The architect was Daniel Hudson Burnham, the... Read more >

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In the Garden of Beasts
Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
Written by Erik Larson


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $16.00

A 2011 New York Times Notable Book


“Larson is a marvelous writer...superb at creating characters with a few short strokes.”—New York Times Book Review

Erik Larson has been widely acclaimed as a master of narrative non-fiction, and in his new book, the bestselling author of Devil in the White City turns his hand... Read more >

Exam Copy
In the Garden of Beasts
Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
Written by Erik Larson


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $27.00

A 2011 New York Times Notable Book


“Larson is a marvelous writer...superb at creating characters with a few short strokes.”—New York Times Book Review

Erik Larson has been widely acclaimed as a master of narrative non-fiction, and in his new book, the bestselling author of Devil in the White City turns his hand... Read more >

In the Garden of Beasts
Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
Written by Erik Larson


Format: eBook
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Exam Copy
In the Garden of Beasts
Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
Written by Erik Larson


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
Publisher: Random House Large Print
On Sale: May 17, 2011
Price: $26.00

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Isaac's Storm
A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
Written by Erik Larson


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 11, 2000
Price: $15.95

At the dawn of the twentieth century, a great confidence suffused America. Isaac Cline was one of the era's new men, a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about the motion of clouds and the behavior of storms. The idea that a hurricane could damage the city... Read more >

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Isaac's Storm
A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
Written by Erik Larson


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: August 24, 1999
Price: $27.00

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Isaac's Storm
A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
Written by Erik Larson


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 19, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Lethal Passage
The Story of a Gun
Written by Erik Larson


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 15, 1995
Price: $15.95

This devastating book begins with an account of a crime that is by now almost commonplace: on December 16, 1988, sixteen-year-old Nicholas Elliot walked into his Virginia high school with a Cobray M-11/9 and several hundred rounds of ammunition tucked in his backpack. By day’s end, he had killed one teacher... Read more >
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Lethal Passage
The Story of a Gun
Written by Erik Larson


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $13.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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Thunderstruck

Written by Erik Larson


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 25, 2007
Price: $16.00

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Thunderstruck

Written by Erik Larson


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: October 24, 2006
Price: $27.00

A true story of love, murder, and the end of the world’s “great hush”

In Thunderstruck, Erik Larson tells the interwoven stories of two men—Hawley Crippen, a very unlikely murderer, and Guglielmo Marconi, the obsessive creator of a seemingly supernatural means of communication—whose lives intersect during one of the greatest criminal chases... Read more >

Thunderstruck

Written by Erik Larson


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: October 24, 2006
Price: $11.99

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