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A Magician among the Spirits

Author: Harry Houdini
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Spiritualism and Esoteric Knowledge
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Harry Houdini (1874-1926), real name Erik Weisz, was one of the most famous magicians and escapologists of all time. In this book, published in 1924, he described the mediums and psychics whom he  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Houdini
ISBN: 9780511910586 0511910584 9781108027489 1108027482
OCLC Number: 889952334
Notes: Title from publishers bibliographic system (viewed on 11 Apr 2014).
Description: 1 online resource (354 pages).
Contents: Introduction; Preface; 1. The founders of modern spiritualism; 2. The Davenport brothers; 3. Daniel Dunglas Home; 4. Palladino; 5. Ann O'Delia Diss Debar; 6. Dr. Slade and his spirit slates; 7. Slate writing and other methods; 8. Spirit photography; 9. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; 10. Why ectoplasm?; 11. By-products of spiritualism; 12. Investigations - wise and otherwise; 13. How mediums obtain information; 14. What you must believe to be a spiritualist; 15. Magicians as detectors as fraud; 16. Conclusion; Appendix; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge Library Collection - Spiritualism and Esoteric Knowledge
Responsibility: Harry Houdini.

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