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Carter beats the Devil : a novel

Author: Glen David Gold
Publisher: London : Hodder and Stoughton, a division of Hodder Headline, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Carter the Great, the best magician in the country in the 1920s, prepares his most outrageous stunt of all, starring none other than President Warren G. Harding.
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Genre/Form: Alternative histories (Fiction)
Historical fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Mystery fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Charles J Carter; Warren G Harding; Charles J Carter; Warren G Harding
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glen David Gold
ISBN: 0340794976 9780340794975 0340794984 9780340794982
OCLC Number: 46847982
Notes: "A Sceptre book"--Title page verso.
Awards: Shortlisted for Guardian First Book Award 2001.
Description: 563 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Glen David Gold.

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At the birth of the Jazz Age in San Francisco, the magician Charles Carter walks on to the stage of the Curran Theatre for the most daring performance of his life. Two hours later, President Warren G  Read more...

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'Here is a book - a first novel, no less - to blow you away. It seeks to stun and amaze and deceive and, always, to entertain ... wholly original ... Gold's real aim is to recapture the lost era of Read more...

 
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