: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century
by Howard Blum
Hardcover: Sep 2008
Paperback: Oct 2009
Simultaneously offering the absorbing reading experience of a cant-put-it-down thriller and the perception-altering resonance of a story whose reverberations continue even today, American Lightning is a masterpiece of narrative...
From the award-winning author of The Mercury Visions of Louis Daguerre and The Beautiful Miscellaneous comes a sweeping historical novel set amid the skyscrapers of 1890s Chicago and the far-flung islands of the South Pacific.