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Fleischman, Sid.
New York : Greenwillow, 2006
IL 5-8, RL 6.6
ISBN 0060850957
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How did Ehrich Weiss, a poor immigrant from Hungary, transform himself into The Great Harry Houdini. Read Escape! The Story of Harry Houdini to find out. Follow his journey as he leaves home at the age of twelve to make his way in the world. See him perform in Vaudeville and learn basic magic tricks as he begins devising his famous escape acts. While none of his tricks will be exposed, you will learn about his colorful life.  (Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards Program, 2009-2010)
SUBJECTS:     Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926.
                        Escape artists.

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