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5 edition of Harry Houdini found in the catalog.

Harry Houdini

master magician

by Dana Meachen Rau

  • 50 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Houdini, Harry 1874-1926.,
    • Magicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Escape artists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Magicians.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 103-104) and index.

      Statementby Dana Meachen Rau.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesA book report biography
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1545.H8 R38 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination110 p. :
      Number of Pages110
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6785801M
      ISBN 100531115992
      LC Control Number00039930


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