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American author and journalistwd:Q1223298
country of citizenship:
United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
occupation: writer, journalist
award received: Edgar Award
This page is about the non-fiction author. For the comic book writer, see Erik Larsen; for the Disney animator, see Eric Larson.
Erik Larson (born January 3, 1954) is an American journalist and author of nonfiction books. He has written a number of bestsellers, including The Devil in the White City (2003), about the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago and a series of murders by H. H. Holmes that were committed in the city around the time of the Fair. The Devil in the White City won the 2004 Edgar Award in the Best Fact Crime category, among other awards.
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