Escape!: The Story of the Great Houdini
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: December 2011
Duration: 3 hours 31 minutes
Nothing could hold him! He was the Escape King! He was The Great Houdini! But before that he was Ehrich Weiss, a poor immigrant boy with big dreams. Before long he was reinventing himself by making elephants disappear (among other illusions) and perfecting his escapes from chains, handcuffs and straightjackets. This witty and insightful biography by Newbery Award Winner Sid Fleischman tells as much as it dares! Recommended for Grades 4 and up.