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Houdini: the Handcuff King


Author: Lutes  Jason
Publisher: Hyperion
Subject/Category: 4-9
Year Reviewed:: 2008
ISBN: 9780786839025
Review: This graphic-novel biography is creative and suspenseful and gives great insight into the life of Houdini. This story focuses 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, Mass., wearing only a bathing suit and shackled at the wrists and ankles.

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