Escape! the Story of the Great Houdini

Escape! the Story of the Great Houdini

Downloadable Audiobook - 2007
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Harry Houdini, born Ehrich Weiss, never did anything by half measure. Once he decided to become a magician, he became the King of Cards, the Prince of Air, the Genius of Escape and Professor H. Houdini.
Publisher: [Middletown, R.I.] : Audio Bookshelf, 2007.
Additional Contributors: Mali, Taylor
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Contents: Preface: sleuthing the Houdini story
He was born, but where?
From rags to rags
King of the necktie cutters
The Pygmalion of East 69th Street
Dressing up the act
Magic for sale!
Mr. Beck beckons
Don't walk on the grass
The queen's dress
The Siberian mystery
Double-crossing
The ink-stained wretch
The life expectancy of an eggshell
Unmasking an icon
Walking through a brick wall
One elephant to go
The movie star
The man who fooled Sherlock Holmes
The phantom follies
The pajama pocket
Postmortem
Digging around in Houdini's past.
Summary: Harry Houdini, born Ehrich Weiss, never did anything by half measure. Once he decided to become a magician, he became the King of Cards, the Prince of Air, the Genius of Escape and Professor H. Houdini.

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