The bullet catch: murder by misadventure

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When the orphanage he called home burns to the ground, 14-year-old Leo and his three friends turn to larceny, using as their textbook Harry Houdini's The Right Way to Do Wrong: An Exposé of Successful Criminals for survival. Leo proves to be a most gifted pickpocket, but when he is cruelly betrayed by his gang, he abandons the life of crime to become the apprentice of a has-been magician named Barzini. With Houdini's help, Barzini is staging a comeback, complete with an improved variation on the bullet catch trick made famous by his arch enemy, Chung Ling Soo. He wants more than to outshine his old rival; he is out for revenge. As Leo struggles to escape his dangerous past, he must confront the possibility that his new mentor may be even more dangerous. This spellbinding mystery chronicles the coming-of-age of a resourceful young man who must refashion his destiny amid murder and misadventure in the golden age of mystery.

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Grouping Title bullet catch murder by misadventure
Grouping Author axelrod amy
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subject_facet Apprentices -- Fiction, Conduct of life -- Fiction, Detective and mystery stories, American, Magicians -- Fiction, Murder -- Fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction, Orphans -- Fiction
title_display The bullet catch : murder by misadventure
title_full The Bullet Catch Murder by Misadventure, The bullet catch : murder by misadventure / Amy Axelrod and David Axelrod
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title_sub murder by misadventure
topic_facet Apprentices, Conduct of life, Detective and mystery stories, American, Historical Fiction, History, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Magicians, Murder, Mystery, Orphans