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The Resource Escape! : the story of the great Houdini, Sid Fleischman

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

Label
Escape! : the story of the great Houdini
Title
Escape!
Title remainder
the story of the great Houdini
Statement of responsibility
Sid Fleischman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1920-2010
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fleischman, Sid
Dewey number
  • 793.8/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1545.H8
LC item number
F55 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Houdini, Harry
  • Magicians
  • Escape artists
  • Houdini, Harry
  • Magicians
  • Escape artists
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Escape! : the story of the great Houdini, Sid Fleischman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (203-205) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Ink-stained wretch -- Life expectancy of an eggshell -- Unmasking an icon -- Walking through a brick wall -- One elephant to go -- Movie star -- Man who fooled Sherlock Holmes -- Phantom follies -- Pajama pocket -- Postmortem -- Digging around in Houdini's past -- Index
Control code
1024051
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xii, 210 pages
Isbn
9780060850951
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2005052631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1024051
  • (OCoLC)61247417
Label
Escape! : the story of the great Houdini, Sid Fleischman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (203-205) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Ink-stained wretch -- Life expectancy of an eggshell -- Unmasking an icon -- Walking through a brick wall -- One elephant to go -- Movie star -- Man who fooled Sherlock Holmes -- Phantom follies -- Pajama pocket -- Postmortem -- Digging around in Houdini's past -- Index
Control code
1024051
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xii, 210 pages
Isbn
9780060850951
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2005052631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1024051
  • (OCoLC)61247417

Library Locations

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