History comes alive in this textured account of the rivalry between Harry Houdini and the so-called Witch of Lime Street, whose iconic lives intersected at a time when science was on the verge of embracing the paranormal.The 1920s are famous as the golden age of jazz and glamour, but it was also an era of fevered yearning for communion with the spirit world, after the loss of tens of millions in the First World War and the Spanish-flu epidemic. A...
By David Jaher
Paperback: 448 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books; Reprint edition (October 11, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.9 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 199481
Format: PDF ePub TXT book
This nonfiction book describes the investigation of scientists from Scientific American magazine and several eastern universities—not to mention famous magician and anti-spiritualist crusader Harry Houdini—of probably the most famous medium of the ea