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Houdini : the handcuff king

Author: Jason Lutes; Nick Bertozzi; Glen David Gold
Publisher: [White River Junction, Vt.] : Center for Cartoon Studies ; New York : Hyperion, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st ed., Advanced reading copyView all editions and formats
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A snapshot of one moment in the life of Harry Houdini, focusing on the events of a single day -- May 1, 1908 -- and a single publicity stunt, in which Houdini leapt into the near-frozen Charles River in Cambridge, Massachusetts wearing only a bathing suit and shackled at the wrists and ankles, and though we know what to expect, he still pulls several surprises. Bold graphics presents a living picture of this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lutes, Jason.
Houdini.
[White River Junction, Vt.] : Center for Cartoon Studies ; New York : Hyperion, c2007
(OCoLC)607681668
Named Person: Harry Houdini
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Lutes; Nick Bertozzi; Glen David Gold
OCLC Number: 80974173
Notes: "Advanced reading copy"--Cover.
Target Audience: 10 and up.
Description: v., 88 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Other Titles: Center for Cartoon Studies presents
Responsibility: by Jason Lutes & Nick Bertozzi ; with an introduction by Glen David Gold.

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A snapshot of one moment in the life of Harry Houdini, focusing on the events of a single day -- May 1, 1908 -- and a single publicity stunt, in which Houdini leapt into the near-frozen Charles River in Cambridge, Massachusetts wearing only a bathing suit and shackled at the wrists and ankles, and though we know what to expect, he still pulls several surprises. Bold graphics presents a living picture of this greatest of American showmen, and probably the most famous man in the world at the time, and show how the times and morals shaped him and his art.

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