By William Kalush,Larry Sloman
Since his dying eighty-eight years in the past, Harry Houdini’s existence has been chronicled in books, in movie, and on tv. Now, during this groundbreaking biography, popular magic specialist William Kalush and bestselling author Larry Sloman staff as much as locate the guy at the back of the parable. Drawing from thousands of pages of analysis, they describe in brilliant aspect the passions that drove Houdini to accomplish ever-more-dangerous feats, his mystery existence as a undercover agent, and a pernicious plot to subvert his legacy.
The mystery lifetime of Houdini lines the arc of the grasp magician’s existence from determined poverty to all over the world fame—his legacy later threatened via a bunch of fanatical Spiritualists led via esteemed British writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. beginning the reader alongside the best way into the arcane global magic, Kalush and Sloman decode a lifestyles according to deception, supplying an intimate and riveting portrayal of Houdini, the guy and the legend.
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The Secret Life of Houdini: The Making of America's First Superhero by William Kalush,Larry Sloman