Carter Beats the Devil

Glen David Gold's literary debut dazzled critics and fans from coast to coast. Now Carter's center stage for a spectacular paperback . . . The response to Glen David Gold's debut novel, Carter Beats the Devil was extraordinary.

Carter Beats the Devil

Glen David Gold's literary debut dazzled critics and fans from coast to coast. Now Carter's center stage for a spectacular paperback . . . The response to Glen David Gold's debut novel, Carter Beats the Devil was extraordinary. He hypnotized us with his portrait of a 1920s magic-obsessed America and of Charles Carter -- a.k.a. Carter the Great -- a young master performer whose skill as an illusionist exceeded even that of the great Houdini. Filled with historical references that evoke the excesses and exuberance of Roaring Twenties pre-Depression America, Carter Beats the Devil is a complex and illuminating story of one man's journey through a magical and sometimes dangerous world, where illusion is everything.

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Carter Beats the Devil
Language: en
Pages: 672
Authors: Glen David Gold
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-09-18 - Publisher: Hyperion

Glen David Gold's literary debut dazzled critics and fans from coast to coast. Now Carter's center stage for a spectacular paperback . . . The response to Glen David Gold's debut novel, Carter Beats the Devil was extraordinary. He hypnotized us with his portrait of a 1920s magic-obsessed America and
Carter Beats the Devil
Language: en
Pages: 483
Authors: Glen Gold
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-09-05 - Publisher: Hyperion Books

In 1920, Charles Carter, known as Carter the Great, who became a master illustionist out of loneliness and desperation, creates the most outrageous stunt of all, involving President Harding--one that could cause his downfall.
Carter Beats the Devil
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors: Glen David Gold
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-07-23 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Charles Carter, dubbed Carter the Great by Houdini himself, was born into privilege but became a magician out of need: only when dazzling an audience can he defeat his fear of loneliness. But in 1920s America the stakes are growing higher, as technology and the cinema challenge the allure of
Carter Beats the Devil
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: Glen Gold
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-12-01 - Publisher: Hachette UK

A hypnotizing work of historical fiction that stars 1920s magician Charles the Great, a young master performer whose skill as an illusionist exceeds even that of the great Houdini. Nothing in his career has prepared Charles Carter for the greatest stunt of all, which stars none other than President Warren
Carter Beats the Devil
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Glen David Gold, Jeff Harding
Categories: Magicians
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher:

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