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- Crown Publishing Group 2002; US$ 24.95
The world remembers Edison, Ford, and the Wright Brothers. But what about Philo T. Farnsworth, the inventor of television, an innovation that did as much as any other to shape the twentieth century? That question lies at the heart of The Boy Genius and the Mogul , Daniel Stashower's captivating chronicle of television's true inventor, the battle he... more...
- Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 21.00
On July 28, 1841, the body of Mary Rogers, a twenty-year-old cigar girl, was found floating in the Hudson-and New York's unregulated police force proved incapable of solving the crime. One year later, a struggling writer named Edgar Allan Poe decided to take on the case-and sent his fictional detective, C. Auguste Dupin, to solve the baffling murder... more...
- Titan 2010; US$ 3.99
When Harry Houdini is framed and jailed for espionage, Sherlock Holmes vows to clear his name, with the two joining forces to take on blackmailers who have targeted the Prince of Wales. It?s a case that requires all of their skills ? both mental and physical. Can the daring duo solve what people are calling ?The Crime of the Century?? Sir Arthur... more...
- Titan 2012; US$ 3.99
New York City in 1897 and young escapologist Harry Houdini is struggling to get the recognition he craves from the ruthless entertainment industry. When toy tycoon Branford Wintour is found murdered in his Fifth Avenue mansion, detectives call upon Houdini to help solve this mysterious crime. When Harry and his brother Dash reach the scene of the murder,... more...
- Titan 2012; US$ 3.99
In turn-of-the-century New York City, struggling young performer Harry Houdini is working for the renowned magician Kellar. One night his master?s astonishing illusion the Floating Lady goes horribly wrong, with Kellar?s levitating assistant apparently plunging to her death. Houdini, along with his wife Bess and brother Dash, must solve the mystery... more...
- Titan 2012; US$ 3.99
The Great Harry Houdini is still struggling to make a name for himself in turn-of-the-century New York. He sees an opportunity for glory in exposing the tricks of the medium Lucius Craig - if only he can work out how the medium managed to conjure a "spirit" while tied to a chair by Houdini himself or how the apparition was able to stab an audience... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 17.99
?It's history that reads like a race-against-the-clock thriller.? ? Harlan Coben Daniel Stashower, the two-time Edgar award?winning author of The Beautiful Cigar Girl , uncovers the riveting true story of the ?Baltimore Plot,? an audacious conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln on the eve of the Civil War in THE HOUR OF PERIL. In February... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 8.99
Winner of the 1999 Edgar Award for Best Biographical Work, this is "an excellent biography of the man who created Sherlock Holmes" (David Walton, The New York Times Book Review) This fresh, compelling biography examines the extraordinary life and strange contrasts of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the struggling provincial doctor who became the most popular... more...
- Running Press 2003; US$ 25.00
Eccentric, coldly rational, brilliant, doughty, exacting, lazy?in full bohemian color the world?s most famous literary detective and his loyal companion Dr. John Watson investigate a series of previously unrecorded cases in this second collection of totally original and confounding tales. As in the popular debut volume, Murder in Baker Street, Anne... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 21.00
In 1880 a young medical student named Arthur Conan Doyle embarked upon the “first real outstanding adventure” of his life, taking a berth as ship’s surgeon on an Arctic whaler, the Hope . The voyage took him to unknown regions, showered him with dramatic and unexpected experiences, and plunged him into dangerous work on the ice... more...