Houdini: Among the Spirits
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:10/20/2009 - Whitechapel Productions
By: Troy Taylor
On Halloween 1926, the Curtain Closed for the Final Time of the One of the Greatest Magicians in History... Or Did it? Harry Houdini was a man obsessed with death... In his spectacular shows, he committed feats of daring that cheated death time and time again. He desperately searched for a way to contact his dead mother and some believe that Houdini actually reached out from beyond the grave to make contact from the other side - cheating death once again! In this long-awaited book from Houdini and Spiritualism buff Troy Taylor, he examines the life, death and mysterious afterlife of the famed illusionist and escape artist. Not merely a biography of Houdini, this is a revealing look at Houdini's fascination with the spirit world, starting with his own days as a fraudulent medium with a traveling circus and continuing on to his exposures of fake Spiritualists, his psychical investigations, his "death pact" with fellow magicians and the legendary Houdini Séances, which are still being held today. This is a unique book in the long list of Houdini books that have been written and a worthy addition to the library of anyone with an interest in Houdini, magic or the spirit world!