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The last greatest magician in the world : Howard Thurston versus Houdini & the battles of the American wizards

Author: Jim Steinmeyer
Publisher: New York : Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of magician Howard Thurston that explores the stage and psychological rivalry between Thurston and Harry Houdini during the first decades of the twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Howard Thurston; Harry Houdini; Howard Thurston; Harry Houdini; Harry Houdini; Howard Thurston
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Steinmeyer
ISBN: 9781585428458 1585428450
OCLC Number: 646111788
Description: 377 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Howard Thurston versus Houdini & the battles of the American wizards
Howard Thurston vs. Houdini & the battles of the American wizards
Responsibility: Jim Steinmeyer.

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A biography of magician Howard Thurston that explores the stage and psychological rivalry between Thurston and Harry Houdini during the first decades of the twentieth century.

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