The Life and Many Deaths of Harry Houdini

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Random House Trade Paperbacks | Oct 21, 2003 | 392 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780812970425

  • Paperback$16.00

    Random House Trade Paperbacks | Oct 21, 2003 | 392 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780812970425

Praise

“What is it about this mother-fixated, death-obsessed, overly competitive insomniac…that continues to fascinate us?…What [Ruth Brandon] found was a man with a gift for self-promotion equaling that of Madonna’s.”
—USA Today

“Elegant…[Brandon reveals] the surprising charisma of the man whose name has, for more than a century, evoked wonder.”
—The Boston Globe


“Superb…Brandon is a shrewd and incisive biographer.”
—John Banville, Los Angeles Times Book Review

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