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Spellbinder : the life of Harry Houdini

Author: Tom Lalicki
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An engaging biography about the famous magicians and escape artist Harry Houdini's personal life and public exploits. Born Ehrich Weiss, Houdini started performing at an early age and followed his ambitions as they led him around the world, performing amazing stunts and illusions that baffled the crowds. The book recounts many of his most famous tricks. Grades 5-9.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lalicki, Tom.
Spellbinder.
New York : Holiday House, ©2000
(OCoLC)606507432
Named Person: Harry Houdini; Harry Houdini; Harry Houdini
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Lalicki
ISBN: 082341499X 9780823414994
OCLC Number: 42389555
Target Audience: Middle School.; 1000
Description: vii, 88 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: The greatest novelty mystery act in the world! --
The king of handcuffs --
The sensation of Europe --
The world's greatest escape artist --
The prince of air --
The grand magical revue --
The world-famous cinema star --
A magician among the spirits --
The master magician on Broadway --
The secret himself.
Responsibility: by Tom Lalicki.

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An engaging biography about the famous magicians and escape artist Harry Houdini's personal life and public exploits. Born Ehrich Weiss, Houdini started performing at an early age and followed his ambitions as they led him around the world, performing amazing stunts and illusions that baffled the crowds. The book recounts many of his most famous tricks. Grades 5-9.

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