Houdini

Houdini

The Handcuff King

Graphic Novel - 2007
Average Rating:
Rate this:
2
"Harry Houdini mesmerized a generation of Americans when he was alive, and continues to do so 80 years after his death. This is a "snapshot" of Houdini's life, centering on one of his most famous jumps. As Houdini prepares for a death-defying leap into the icy Charles River in Boston, biographer Jason Lutes and artist Nick Bertozzi reveal Houdini's life and influence: from the anti-Semitism Houdini fought all his life, to the adulation of the American public; from his hounding by the press, to his loving relationship with his wife Bess; from his egoism to his insecurity; from his public persona -- to the secret behind his most amazing trick!" --From the publisher.
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, c2007
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: 793.8 L973h
Characteristics: 81 p. : ill. ; 26 cm

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment
m
mclarjh
Jul 06, 2016

Very childish drawings and story; so simple it's dull.

r
redwallflower
Aug 23, 2010

This graphic novel chronicles one stunt performed by Houdini and while it was a fun little read, I was looking for a little bit more about his life. I would have liked to have read more about other stunts and his personal relationships.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at HPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top