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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 sances, claiming to connect the grieving with their lost relations through everything from frenzied trance writing to sticky expulsions of ectoplasm
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG.)
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Noyes, Deborah
Dewey number
793.8092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 10 up
LC call number
GV1545.H8
LC item number
N69 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Houdini, Harry
  • 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
  • Escape artists
  • Spiritualism
  • Magicians
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The magician and the spirits : Harry Houdini and the curious pastime of communicating with the dead, Deborah Noyes
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 144-146) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Science and sincerity
  • It takes a flimflammer to catch a flimflammer
  • The end (or is it?)
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Picture credits
  • Index
  • Introduction
  • Harry and Bess Houdini, spirit mediums
  • Dealings with the dead
  • The mother's boy
  • The torch bearer
  • "In the light"
  • Manifestations!
  • A menace to health and sanity
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
  • ocn976423774
  • (OCoLC)976423774
Label
The magician and the spirits : Harry Houdini and the curious pastime of communicating with the dead, Deborah Noyes
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 144-146) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Science and sincerity
  • It takes a flimflammer to catch a flimflammer
  • The end (or is it?)
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Picture credits
  • Index
  • Introduction
  • Harry and Bess Houdini, spirit mediums
  • Dealings with the dead
  • The mother's boy
  • The torch bearer
  • "In the light"
  • Manifestations!
  • A menace to health and sanity
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
  • ocn976423774
  • (OCoLC)976423774

Library Locations

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