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Escape!: the story of the great Houdini
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940L
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Published:
New York : Greenwillow Books, [2006].
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
210 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780060850944 (HRD), 0060850949 (HRD), 9780060850944 : HRD, 0060850949 : HRD, 9780060850944, 0060850949, 9780060850944 : HRD, 0060850949 : HRD, 9780060850944, 0060850949, 9780060850944, 0060850949, 9780060850944, 0060850949
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 6.6, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
940

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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-206) and index.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (203-205) and index.
Description
A biography of the magician, ghost chaser, aviator, and king of escape artists whose amazing feats are remembered long after his death in 1926. Profiling his early years, personal life, and great accomplishments in show business, the story of the famous magician, Harry Houdini, comes to life through a review of his greatest tricks and most amazing feats, complete with index, photos, and author's notes.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Fleischman, S. (2006). Escape!: the story of the great Houdini. New York: Greenwillow Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Fleischman, Sid, 1920-2010. 2006. Escape!: The Story of the Great Houdini. New York: Greenwillow Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Fleischman, Sid, 1920-2010, Escape!: The Story of the Great Houdini. New York: Greenwillow Books, 2006.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Fleischman, Sid. Escape!: The Story of the Great Houdini. New York: Greenwillow Books, 2006. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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