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Houdini : the handcuff king / Jason Lutes & Nick Bertozzi ; with an introduction by Glen David Gold.

Lutes, Jason, (author.). Bertozzi, Nick, (artist.). Gold, Glen David, 1964- (writer of introduction.). Center for Cartoon Studies (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Whiting PL - Whiting +741.5 L976 (Text) 51735011874384 Children's department--Graphic novels Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1368042880
  • ISBN: 9781368042888
  • Physical Description: 81 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: Second paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Hyperion, an imprint of Disney Books, [2019]

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Summary, etc.:
"A snapshot of one moment in the life of Harry Houdini, focusing on the events of a single day -- May 1, 1908 -- and a single publicity stunt, in which Houdini leapt into the near-frozen Charles River in Cambridge, Massachusetts wearing only a bathing suit and shackled at the wrists and ankles, and though we know what to expect, he still pulls several surprises. Bold graphics presents a living picture of this greatest of American showmen, and probably the most famous man in the world at the time, and show how the times and morals shaped him and his art."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926 > Comic books, strips, etc.
Escape artists > Comic books, strips, etc.
Magicians > Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre: Graphic novels.
Biographical comics.
Historical comics.
Nonfiction comics.

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