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The Resource The witch of Lime Street : seance, seduction, and Houdini in the spirit world, David Jaher

The witch of Lime Street : seance, seduction, and Houdini in the spirit world, David Jaher

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The witch of Lime Street : seance, seduction, and Houdini in the spirit world
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The witch of Lime Street
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seance, seduction, and Houdini in the spirit world
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David Jaher
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"History comes alive in this textured account of the rivalry between Harry Houdini and the so-called Witch of Lime Street, whose iconic lives intersected at a time when science was on the verge of embracing the paranormal,"--Amazon.com
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The witch of Lime Street
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Recounts how the wife of a Boston surgeon came to embody the national debate over Spiritualism and the rivalry that came from Harry Houdini's quest to unmask charlatans
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individual biography
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10440296
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DLC
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  • 133.91092
  • 920
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illustrations
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index present
LC call number
BF1283.C85
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J34 2015
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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seance, seduction, and Houdini in the spirit world
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David Jaher
The witch of Lime Street : seance, seduction, and Houdini in the spirit world, David Jaher
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The witch of Lime Street : seance, seduction, and Houdini in the spirit world, David Jaher
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 415-420) and index
Contents
The Dead Boys -- The River of Doubt -- The New Wilderness -- The Saxophone and Spirit Trumpet -- The Great Spirit Hunt -- The Witch of Lime Street -- Spirits of the Dead -- How Death Deals Its Cards -- The Shadow of a Dream -- Sources -- Acknowledgments -- Index
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25 cm.
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
436 pages
Isbn
9780307451064
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9hc)
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2015009392
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illustrations

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