The Secret Life of Houdini: The Making of America's First Superhero

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Price
$19.99  $18.39
Publisher
Atria Books
Publish Date
Pages
608
Dimensions
6.12 X 9.18 X 1.08 inches | 1.64 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780743272087

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About the Author

William Kalush has been a dedicated student of the art of magic for more than twenty-five years. Founder of the Conjuring Arts Research Center and publisher of Gibecière, an esteemed magic history journal, he has helped create several world-famous magic stunts and prime-time network television specials.

Larry "Ratso" Sloman is best known as Howard Stern's collaborator on what were then the two fastest selling books in publishing history, Private Parts and Miss America. Sloman's recent collaborations include Mysterious Stranger, with magician David Blaine, and Scar Tissue, the memoir of Red Hot Chili Peppers lead singer Anthony Kiedis--both books were New York Times bestsellers.

Reviews

"Kalush and Sloman appear to have raked through every known Houdini archive to produce the most comprehensive and controversial biography ever written about the man, with its contention that he was a spy who may have been murdered by a cult." -- Tony Barrell, London Sunday Times