New Release Books by Erik Larson

Erik Larson is the author of The Devil in the White City (2003), Isaac's Storm (2000), Lethal Passage (1995), Project Management, Employee Commitment to an Organization and the Effects of Perceived Ease of Movement (1981) and other 46 books.

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The Devil in the White City

release date: May 15, 2003
The Devil in the White City
The Chicago World Fair was the greatest fair in American history. This is the story of the men and women whose lives it irrevocably changed and of two men in particular: an architect and a serial killer. The architect is Daniel Burnham, a man of great integrity and depth. It was his vision of the fair that attracted the best minds and talents of the day. The killer is Henry H. Holmes. Intelligent as well as handsome and charming, Holmes opened a boarding house which he advertised as ''The World''s Fair Hotel'' Here in the neighbourhood where he was once looked up to by all, he seduced, tortured and murdered young women, incinerating them in the furnace he had built in the basement of his hotel. Salting the narrative are the sad, charming, and funny stories of a supporting cast of other real-life characters including Buffalo Bill, Scott Joplin, Theodore Dreiser and George Ferris, the Pittsburg steel tycoon whose mammoth wheel becomes America''s answer to the Eiffel Tower. The interweaving and the juxtaposition of the two men''s different ''missions'' - one good and one evil - provides the core to a non-fiction suspense drama of the highest order.

Isaac's Storm

release date: Jan 01, 2000
Isaac's Storm
Provides an account of the hurricane which struck Galveston, Texas, on September 8, 1900, and killed as many as ten thousand people.

Lethal Passage

release date: Jan 01, 1995
Lethal Passage
Follows the journey of a handgun, from its manufacture through its violent odyssey into the hands of a disturbed teenager who uses it to kill a teacher, and raises painful questions about the legal and cultural realities of firearms. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

Project Management

Project Management
Project Management 1e provides a holistic, integrative view of project management with a focus on the above framework. It presents readers with a complete picture of project management u0096 not only what to do and how to do it, but also why it is done. This international adaptation contains the valuable addition of local and regional cases and applications. Whether you are a student, a prospective project manager, a project management practitioner, an analyst, a manager or someone assigned to a project team; the generic approach ensures relevancy across all studies and industries.

Employee Commitment to an Organization and the Effects of Perceived Ease of Movement

Discoveries in the Judaean Desert

release date: Jan 01, 1996
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