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Harry Houdini : the legend of the world's greatest escape artist

Author: Janice Weaver; Chris Lane
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
Database:WorldCat
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The life of Harry Houdini and his less famous partner, his brother Dash, includes details of his well-known career as a magician, as well as his interest in exposing fake mediums and other frauds. Sidebars highlight topics related to the early 20th century, such as child labor, the dime museums, and early aviation, an interest of Houdini's.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Harry Houdini; Harry Houdini; Harry Houdini; Harry Houdini; Harry Houdini
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janice Weaver; Chris Lane
ISBN: 9781419700149 1419700146
OCLC Number: 707968746
Description: 45 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits, photographs ; 26 cm
Contents: Growing up --
Abracadabra --
Taking center stage --
The great escapes --
The last act.
Responsibility: by Janice Weaver ; illustrations, Chris Lane.

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The life of Harry Houdini and his less famous partner, his brother Dash, includes details of his well-known career as a magician, as well as his interest in exposing fake mediums and other frauds. Sidebars highlight topics related to the early 20th century, such as child labor, the dime museums, and early aviation, an interest of Houdini's.

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