New Release Books by Erik Larson

Erik Larson is the author of The Devil in the White City (2003), Chequamegon Bay and Its Communities: Washburn, the city to be : a historical memoir, 1883-1947 (2005), Lethal Passage (1995), Naked Consumer (1994) and other 56 books.

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The Devil in the White City

release date: Jan 01, 2003
The Devil in the White City
An account of the Chicago World''s Fair of 1893 relates the stories of two men who shaped the history of the event--architect Daniel H. Burnham, who coordinated its construction, and serial killer Herman Mudgett.

Chequamegon Bay and Its Communities: Washburn, the city to be : a historical memoir, 1883-1947

release date: Jan 01, 2005

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.

Naked Consumer

release date: Feb 01, 1994
Naked Consumer
After receiving a sudden surge of junk mail directed at new parents—even though his wife at the time was merely pregnant— Erik Larson, the National Bestselling author, set out to explore the lengths companies go to spy on individual consumers. Posing as a CEO of a fictitious direct-mail corporation, Larson infiltrated companies that gather and sell personal information to assist businesses in their marketing campaigns. He discovered the systems used to gather personal data, the staggering amount of personal information companies can gather, and the government’s role in helping companies learn about you.

Design of a Laser-based Non-intrusive Detection System for Measurement of Delineations of Moving Vehicles on the Highway

release date: Jan 01, 2001

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.

Project Management

release date: Jan 01, 2017

The Lost Coast

release date: Nov 06, 1997

Project Management: the Managerial Process

release date: Jan 01, 2017

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

Isaacs Sturm

release date: Jan 01, 2001
Isaacs Sturm
" ... The new-fangled meteorological instruments in which, against his better instincts, head meteorologist Isaac Cline of Galveston, Texas placed his trust on Sept. 8, 1900 dispelled his dark foreboding and signalled "all clear". Yet at the end of the day he was faced with countless victims and a scene of umimaginable devastation. One of the worst hurricanes in recorded history had razed the peace-loving and prosperous town of Galveston to the ground"--Preface.
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