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Houdini: The Handcuff King

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4 out of 5
Based on 8 Ratings and 8 Reviews

Book Description

Harry Houdini mesmerized a generation of Americans when he was alive, and continues to do so 80 years after his death. This is a "snapshot" of Houdini's life, centering on one of his most famous jumps. As Houdini prepares for a death-defying leap into the icy Charles River in Boston, biographer Jason Lutes and artist Nick Bertozzi reveal Houdini's life and influence: from the anti-Semitism Hou... More
Book Information
PublisherDisney Publishing Hyperion Books For Children
BindingHardcover (6 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages96
ISBN-10B00196SYAC
Publication Date04/01/2007
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About Jason Lutes (Author) : Jason Lutes is a published author of young adult books. Published credits of Jason Lutes include Houdini: The Handcuff King.
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About Nick Bertozzi (Illustrator) : Nick Bertozzi is a published illustrator of young adult books. Published credits of Nick Bertozzi include Houdini: The Handcuff King.
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6/28/2007 Heidi Estrin said: Hear an interview with author Jason Lutes on The Book of Life podcast's July 2007 episode at www.jewishbooks.blogspot.com!
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