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Harry Houdini: Death-Defying Showman #2020

Harry Houdini Death Defying Showman With his seemingly impossible escapes and incredible feats of illusion Harry Houdini lived a life so fantastic that it seems almost too amazing even for fiction Beyond his on stage magic Houdini als

  • Title: Harry Houdini: Death-Defying Showman
  • Author: Rita Thievon Mullin
  • ISBN: 9781402732621
  • Page: 167
  • Format: Paperback
  • Harry Houdini: Death-Defying Showman By Rita Thievon Mullin, With his seemingly impossible escapes and incredible feats of illusion, Harry Houdini lived a life so fantastic that it seems almost too amazing even for fiction Beyond his on stage magic, Houdini also made his mark as an airplane pioneer, movie star, and debunker of frauds His renown extended from his childhood home in Appleton, Wisconsin to Europe to Sydney, Australia.With his seemingly impossible escapes and incredible feats of illusion, Harry Houdini lived a life so fantastic that it seems almost too amazing even for fiction Beyond his on stage magic, Houdini also made his mark as an airplane pioneer, movie star, and debunker of frauds His renown extended from his childhood home in Appleton, Wisconsin to Europe to Sydney, Australia Children will thrill as they read about his seemingly superhuman successes including when Houdini, hanging by his ankles and wrapped in a straightjacket, managed to free himself in less than three minutes The biography also delves into Houdini s impoverished childhood, his close relationship with his family, his start in show business and how he managed some of his famous tricks.

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    1. Harry Houdini is a magician, possibly the greatest, that has graced this earth with many astonishing tricks and escapes All he wanted was to become famous, but his real goal was to always win and to never lose which he almost did People had to cheat to make him lose and he was the first man ever to fly a plane in Australia beating an opponent But certain things got in his way, like his lack of money and his lack of knowledge lead him on a journey through much study and accomplishments so he desi [...]

    2. This book is about Harry Houdini and how he went from a big poor family that moved almost every year to a showman who is well known throughout history Before he was famous he loved to do acrcobat shows for the neighbor hood kids He then went on the road to try and help his family out with their money problem When he was about 25 he became big he went all around the world with his wife.I really liked this book, it was very interesting and gave me a lot of information about Harry Houdini I would r [...]

    3. This mostly talks about Harry Houdini s life and his amazing magic skills that have shocked everyone Harry Houdini does many magic unbelievable magic tricks, but something you didn t know is that he was an airplane pioneer, movie star, and a debunker of frauds He started to get interested in magic during his childhood times When Harry Houdini has started to do magic and has gone to many stages to preform his amazing piece of magic and even children would read about his seemingly superhuman succe [...]

    4. I needed to read a book on Houdini for my book club, and not wanting to spend much time reading it, chose a Sterling Biography for young people I thought it was well done and filled with lots of information, photos and artifacts.

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