Keith correctly identified Patrick Culliton as "a performer at the Magic Castle who calls himself Houdini's Ghost." Congratulations Keith! Your book will be mailed from the publisher.
My thanks to everyone who entered.
As promised, below are the answers.
In his search for Houdini, author Joe Posnanski encounters:
- A woman who runs away from home to chase her dream of becoming a magician. (Dorothy Dietrich)
- An Italian who revives Houdini’s most famous illusion every night. (Andrew Basso)
- A performer at the Magic Castle who calls himself Houdini’s Ghost. (Patrick Culliton)
- A man in Los Angeles whose sole mission is life has been to keep the legend’s name alive. (John Cox)
For those who didn't win, know you can still get the book on October 22 by pre-ordering at Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk (UK release Oct. 31). Author Joe Posnanski will also be doing a book tour where you can get a signed copy. Click here for the schedule.
Thank to Avid Reader Press for allowing me to hold this giveaway.