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The Resource The magician and the spirits : Harry Houdini and the curious pastime of communicating with the dead, Deborah Noyes

The magician and the spirits : Harry Houdini and the curious pastime of communicating with the dead, Deborah Noyes

Label
The magician and the spirits : Harry Houdini and the curious pastime of communicating with the dead
Title
The magician and the spirits
Title remainder
Harry Houdini and the curious pastime of communicating with the dead
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Noyes
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A century ago, the curious idea that spirits not only survive death but can be contacted on the other side was widespread. Psychic mediums led countless šances, claiming to connect the grieving with their lost relations through everything from frenzied trance writing to sticky expulsions of ectoplasm
  • "Famed illusionist Harry Houdini embarks on a quest to investigate spiritual phenomena and the possibility of communication with those on the "other side.""--
Summary
"Famed illusionist Harry Houdini embarks on a quest to investigate spiritual phenomena and the possibility of communication with those on the "other side.""--
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
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10573215
Cataloging source
DLC
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Noyes, Deborah
Dewey number
793.8092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 10 up
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1250
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Houdini, Harry
  • Houdini, Harry
  • Houdini, Harry
  • Magicians
  • Escape artists
  • Spiritualism
  • Magicians
  • Escape artists
  • Spiritualism
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Historical
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Games & Activities / Magic
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Issues / Death & Dying
  • Escape artists
  • Magicians
  • Spiritualism
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
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Harry Houdini and the curious pastime of communicating with the dead
Label
The magician and the spirits : Harry Houdini and the curious pastime of communicating with the dead, Deborah Noyes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 144-146) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn976423774
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
152 pages
Isbn
9780803740181
Lccn
2016053762
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)976423774
Label
The magician and the spirits : Harry Houdini and the curious pastime of communicating with the dead, Deborah Noyes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 144-146) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn976423774
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
152 pages
Isbn
9780803740181
Lccn
2016053762
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)976423774

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