Houdini: The Handcuff King

Product Code: 45804
Houdini: The Handcuff King

Houdini: The Handcuff King

Product Code: 45804
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A gorgeous biographical graphic novel. Out of print in hardcover.

Harry Houdini mesmerized a generation of Americans when he was alive, and continues to do so 80 years after his death. This is a "snapshot" of Houdini's life, centering on one of his most famous jumps. 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.

Bertozzi, Nick
Lutes, Jason

Condition & Attributes

Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket

Publishing Information

New York
Hyperion
2007
1st
9780786839025

Physical Description

10.25 inches
7 inches
96 pages
color
Hardcover
boards
English

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