|aEscape! :|bthe story of the great Houdini /|cSid Fleischman.
|aThe story of the great Houdini
|a1st Collins ed.
|aNew York :|bGreenwillow Books,|c2008.
|axvi, 217, 4 p. :|bill. ;|c26 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 203-206) and index.
|aA biography of the magician, ghost chaser, aviator, and king of escape artists whose amazing feats are remembered long after his death in 1926. Profiling his early years, personal life, and great accomplishments in show business, the story of the famous magician, Harry Houdini, comes to life through a review of his greatest tricks and most amazing feats, complete with index, photos, and author's notes.
How did he walk through walls, escape drowning, and shatter iron chains that were tightly wrapped around him?The rare photos in this book might help you figure it out. So might the exclusive update about the rumor that Houdini was poisoned. But just remember, a true magician never reveals his tricks. . . .