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

Lutes, Jason, (author.). Bertozzi, Nick, (illustrator.). Gold, Glen David, 1964- (author of introduction.). Center for Cartoon Studies (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781368022316
  • ISBN: 1368022316
  • Physical Description: 81 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: Second hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles ; Hyperion, 2019.

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"Harry Houdini mesmerized a generation of Americans when he was alive, and continues to do so over ninety years since his death. This is a snapshot of Houdini's life, centering on one of his most famous feats. As Houdini prepares for a death-defying leap into the icy Charles River in Boston, biographer Jason Lutes and artist Nick Bertozzi reveal Houdini's life and influence: from the anti-Semitism Houdini fought all his life, to the adulation of the American public; from his hounding by the press, to his loving relationship with his wife Bess; from his egoism to his insecurity; from his public persona--to the secret behind his most amazing trick! And it's all in graphic form, so it's fresh, original, and unlike anything previously published about this most fascinating of American showmen."-- 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.
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