The Secret Life of Houdini

The Making of America's First Superhero

By William Kalush; Larry Sloman
(Atria, Hardcover, 9780743272070, 608pp.)

Publication Date: October 31, 2006

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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In this groundbreaking book, renowned magic expert Kalush and bestselling writer Sloman team up to expose Harry Houdini's secret life as a spy and the stunning plot to murder the magician and destroy his legacy. Photos throughout.

About the Author

Larry Sloman is an award-winning author best known for his collaborations with radio personality Howard Stern on Private Parts and Miss America. He became interested in magic history after working with David Blaine on his best-selling memoir Mysterious Stranger.

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