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life and many deaths of Harry Houdini

by Brandon, Ruth.

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Published by Kodansha International in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926.,
    • Magicians -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Escape artists -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRuth Brandon.
      SeriesKodansha globe
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1545.H8 B73 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 355 p., [32] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages355
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL823718M
      ISBN 101568361009
      LC Control Number95079323

        The Life and Death of Harry Houdini The great magician Harry Houdini left this life nearly 80 years ago on Halloween. Some say Houdini's premature death . Brandon, Ruth: The Life and Many Deaths of Harry Houdini © Ruth Brandon, Random House, NY Hardcover, pages ISBN: Image courtesy e-Bay seller Sorcar-TWGM.

      The Life and Many Deaths of Harry Houdini Paperback: pages Publisher: Pan; New edition edition (10 Aug ) Language English ISBN ISBN When Harry Houdini died. Houdini!!! The Career of Ehrich Weiss by Kenneth Silverman HarperCollins, New York, (This book is out-of-print, so try a library or second-hand bookstore) The Life and Many Deaths of Harry.

      The Life and Many Deaths of Harry Houdini Ruth Brandon, Author Random House (NY) $25 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy this book.   The Brandon book (The Life and Many Deaths of Harry Houdini) Unmasking The Secret Life of Houdini (The Secret Life of Houdini: The Making of America’s First Superhero).


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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Kodansha International. About The Life and Many Deaths of Harry Houdini. For many performers, stage life and real life are separate identities. For master illusionist Harry Houdini, the two were inextricably linked. The Life and Many Deaths of Harry Houdini by Ruth Brandon,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

For many life and many deaths of Harry Houdini book, stage life and real life are separate identities. For master illusionist Harry Houdini, the two were inextricably linked. In this widely acclaimed biography, Ruth Brandon shows how Houdini's obsession with his own mortality drove him to create death-defying stunts that not only captivated the public but also subdued his own.

Award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Joe Posnanski enters the world of Harry Houdini and his legions of devoted fans in an immersive, entertaining, and magical work on the illusionist’s impact on American culture—and why his legacy endures to this day.

Nearly a century after Harry Houdini died on Halloween inhe feels as modern and alive as ever/5(45). Award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Joe Posnanski enters the world of Harry Houdini and his legions of devoted fans in an immersive, entertaining, and magical work on the illusionist’s impact on American culture—and why his legacy endures to this day.

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by Ruth Brandon (Author)/5(10). Since his death eighty-eight years ago, Harry Houdini’s life has been chronicled in books, in film, and on television. Now, in this groundbreaking biography, renowned magic expert William Kalush and bestselling writer Larry Sloman team up to find the man behind the by: 6.

Houdini's fame is so great that he is more a metaphor for magical escape than a man, but Brandon's (The New Women and the Old Men, ) biography readably explores both his act's archetypal appeal and his obsessive personality.

Born Ehrich Weiss in Hungary and raised in Wisconsin, Houdini mythologized his impoverished childhood and early career in countless interviews and publicity notices. The Life and Many Deaths of Harry Houdini. London: Secker & Warburg, Ltd. ISBN Fleischman, Sid (August 1, ).

Escape. The Story of The Great Houdini. Greenwillow Books. ISBN Gresham, William Lindsay Houdini: The Man Who Walked Through Walls (New York: Henry Holt & Co., ). Henning, Doug with Charles Cause of death: Peritonitis.

Life and many deaths of Harry Houdini. London: Secker & Warburg, (OCoLC) Online version: Brandon, Ruth, Life and many deaths of Harry Houdini. London: Secker & Warburg, (OCoLC) Named Person: Harry Houdini; Harry Houdini; Harry Houdini: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Life and Many Deaths of Harry Houdini at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.3/5. Mr. Posnanski’s new book, “The Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini,” is a departure from his exceptional work for Sports Illustrated, NBC Sports and the Kansas City Star.

He wants to Author: Michael Taube. The life and many deaths of Harry Houdini. [Ruth Brandon] -- Gives an account of the life and experiences of magician Harry Houdini. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Brandon.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:   The Life and Many Deaths of Harry Houdini By Rhonda Johnson Updated Janu at AM EST. Just finished The Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini. I do not care for the books title, it does not describe the book.

The title implies that the book is a biography of Harry Houdini and hints that it might delve into the "afterlife" of Harry Houdini. This is more of an introduction to modern magic /5. The life and many deaths of Harry Houdini. [Ruth Brandon] -- Gives an account of the life and experiences of magician Harry Houdini.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Brandon. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description. A biography of the escapologist Harry Houdini which argues that the man himself was far more interesting than his tricks. Ruth Brandon claims that, more complex than just a small man triumphing against the odds, his escapes can be read as a drama of death and resurrection.In this plus page biography of Harry Houdini, Ruth Brandon goes way over board in detailing the life of this world-reknown magician, escape artist, spiritual debunker.

In facts it takes 28 pages of notes and a bibliography to cover her bases/5.Master escape artist Harry Houdini died on Halloween of from a ruptured appendix, but many of the circumstances surrounding his demise remain mysterious to this day.