Houdini: The Man Who Walked Through Walls

Houdini: The Man Who Walked Through Walls

by William Lindsay Gresham

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Overview

No Magician has captured the imagination of the World as did Harry Houdini, his very name become a byword for stunning, amazing escapes.

In this authoritative biography, acclaimed author and noted psychic sceptic, William Lindsay Gresham details the life of the great man. The strands of Houdini’s life are chronicled in rich detail; the stage illusions and their invention, his private life as he travelled the world and Houdini’s passion for exposing the frauds and scams of the ‘psychic’ world. Houdini’s legendary illusions are explained and give a fascinating insight into their construction, created with simplicity that is the essence of true genius.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781787200395
Publisher: Golden Springs Publishing
Publication date: 08/09/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 312
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

William Lindsay Gresham (August 20, 1909 - September 14, 1962) was an American novelist and non-fiction author particularly well-regarded among readers of noir. His best-known work is Nightmare Alley, which was adapted into a 1947 film starring Tyrone Power.

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