The Electrifying Fall of Rainbow City: Spectacle and Assassination at the 1901 World's Fair
“A delightful read.” - Portland Press Herald“Lively.” - Randy Dotinga, Christian Science Monitor“Required reading.” - New York Post“Engrossing.” - Publishers Weekly (starred review)“A propulsive, edge-of-your-seat ride.” - Lauren Belfer, author of And After the Fire“Creighton shines.” - Booklist“While perhaps not quite as well known as the 1893 World’s Fair in Chicago, the 1901 Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York, was equally full of drama and intrigue.… The Electrifying Fall of Rainbow City is the compelling story of an event that sparked technological advances and spurred new perspectives on social equality and race.” - Becky Diamond, BookPage“Utterly electrifying prose.” - Martha Hodes, author of Mourning Lincoln“Wonderfully informative, evocative and illuminating.” - Buffalo News“An extraordinary portrait of the event… great storytelling and painterly in its color and detail.” - Mark Goldman, author of High Hopes and City on the Edge --This text refers to the Paperback edition. Margaret Creighton is the author of Colors of Courage, a runner-up for the Lincoln Prize, The Electrifying Fall of Rainbow City, and other works. She is a professor of history at Bates College and lives in Yarmouth, Maine.
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- Margaret Creighton(Author),Callie Beaulieu(Narrator)
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