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Product Details

  • Paperback: 354 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Reissue edition (May 19 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1108027482
  • ISBN-13: 978-1108027489
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 2 x 21.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 454 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,182,909 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Harry Houdini (1874-1926), real name Erik Weisz, was one of the most famous magicians and escapologists of all time. In this book, published in 1924, he described the mediums and psychics whom he revealed as fraudulent, exposing the tricks by which they had convinced many notable scientists and academics.


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Amazon.com: HASH(0x9cba5d50) out of 5 stars 3 reviews
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9ca6b6f0) out of 5 stars mystical Houdini April 3 2013
By Ludie Quinn - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I used to work for a houdini museum and really admire his work,this book is great,it is a wonderful addition to my collection,very well writen and interesting.
7 of 11 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9c91b15c) out of 5 stars From a charlatan hunter to you. March 10 2008
By Miguel A. Delgado Botello - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
If you want to know the truth about charlatan mediums and card readers and there methods this and the other houdini books on the subject are for you,the colection on the subject is:

1.- THE RIGHT WAY TO DO WRONG (1906)

2.-MIRACLE WORKERS AND THERE METHODS (1920)

3.- A MAGICIAN AMONG THE SPIRITS (1924)

PLEASE BUY THEM AND SHARE THEM AND LETS PUT THIS THIEVES OUT OF BUSINESS.
HASH(0x9c9199c0) out of 5 stars Still relevant a century later Sept. 21 2015
By Gerald M. Long - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Fascinating book. It is interesting that many (most) of Houdini's criticisms of spiritualism and psychic claims are still relevant today.


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