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Houdini: Art and Magic

By: Rapaport, Brooke Kamin

Price: $33.12

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2010

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 004441

ISBN: 0300146841

Condition: New with No dust jacket as issued


The book is still in publishers shrinkwrap. This well-illustrated volume is a biography of Harry Houdini's life and work. Compiled in conjunction with the Jewish Museum, essays about Houdini are accompanied by interviews with novelist E. L. Doctorow, Teller, Kenneth Silverman, and more. One of Houdini's passions, aside from performing, was outing fake spiritualists. All is in this book with much more. ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 280 pages View more info

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Nothing is Impossible: Reflections on a New Life

By: Reeve, Christopher

Price: $7.82

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U. S. A., Random House Inc: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002542

ISBN: 0375507787

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Second Printing. Christopher Reeve mastered the art of turning the impossible into the inevitable. He shows that we are all capable of overcoming seemingly insurmountable hardships. He interweaves anecdotes from hiw own life with excerpts from speeches and interviews he's given and with evocative photos taken by his son Matthew. Published on the eve of both his fiftieth birthday and the seventh anniversary of his spinal cord injury, this volume reminds us that life is not to be taken for granted, but to be lived fully with zeal, curiousity, and gratitude. That is a powerful message in itself, ... View more info