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Escape! : the story of the great Houdini, by Sid Fleischman

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Escape! : the story of the great Houdini
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Escape!
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the story of the great Houdini
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by Sid Fleischman
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eng
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A biography of the magician, ghost chaser, aviator, and king of escape artists whose amazing feats are remembered long after his death in 1926. Profiling his early years, personal life, and great accomplishments in show business, the story of the famous magician, Harry Houdini, comes to life through a review of his greatest tricks and most amazing feats, complete with index, photos, and author's notes
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Title
Escape!
Creator
Summary
A biography of the magician, ghost chaser, aviator, and king of escape artists whose amazing feats are remembered long after his death in 1926. Profiling his early years, personal life, and great accomplishments in show business, the story of the famous magician, Harry Houdini, comes to life through a review of his greatest tricks and most amazing feats, complete with index, photos, and author's notes
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Tone
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Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2007
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2007
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2006.
Biography type
individual biography
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148450
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DLC
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  • 793.8/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1545.H8
LC item number
F55 2006
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940
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 3
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
juvenile
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the story of the great Houdini
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the story of the great Houdini
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by Sid Fleischman
Escape! : the story of the great Houdini, by Sid Fleischman
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Escape! : the story of the great Houdini, by Sid Fleischman
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (203-205) and index
Contents
Preface: sleuthing the Houdini story -- He was born, but where? -- From rags to rags -- King of the necktie cutters -- Pygmalion of East 69th street -- Dressing up the act -- Magic for sale -- Mr. Beck beckons -- Don't walk on the grass -- Queen's dress -- Siberian mystery -- Double-crossing
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ocm61247417
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Dimensions
27 cm.
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Extent
210 p.
Isbn
9780060850944
Isbn Type
(trade bdg.)
Lccn
2005052631
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  • 9780060850944
  • 9780060850951
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ill.

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