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

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Book by William Kalush and Larry Sloman ($21.99)

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Magician. Handcuff King. Escape Artist. International Superstar. Harry Houdini was truly a legend in every aspect of the word. A real-life superhero to his adoring fans, even nearly a century after his death.

Harry Houdini's life has been chronicled in films, television and books countless times. But now, Magician and Magic Expert Bill Kalush has teamed up with bestselling author Larry Sloman to create a groundbreaking biography that explores the man behind the myth.

Drawing from years of research, The Secret Life of Houdini: The Making of America's First Superhero is a New York Times Bestselling book that offers an intimate look at the passions that drove Houdini to keep performing increasingly dangerous stunts, his secret life as a spy and the spiteful plot to subvert his legacy.

Enjoy a captivating journey through Harry Houdini's life from desperate poverty to worldwide fame as a mater magician—a legacy that was eventually threatened by group of fanatical Spiritualists led by esteemed British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The Secret Life of Houdini invites everyone into the mysterious world of professional magic as Kalush and Sloman decode a life filled with deception to provide a personal and riveting potrayal of both the man and the legend that is Harry Houdini.

 

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