Life of the celebrated magician and escape artist. Born in Budapest in 1874, Houdini came to America in 1878. After his debut in a backyard circus, age nine, he developed ever more complicated tricks, entertaining the world with escapes from handcuffs, packing cases, and straitjackets. For grades 5-8 and older readers. 2000.
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